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Juice bar founder details diet of 'Brain Dust' and 'Shilajit resin'

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A Hollywood juice bar owner whose celebrity fans include Gwyneth Paltrow and Shailene Woodley has taken the internet by storm thanks to her unconventional daily diet featuring items that most people have never heard of.  

Moon Juice founder Amanda Chantal Bacon has become the target of online bullies after a May 2015 story from

Not only have critics slammed the Los Angeles-based health guru for her 'pretentious hippie diet', others were up in arms over the price of her food and supplements, with many estimating that the ingredients for her meals cost anywhere from $700 to $1,200.Scroll down for video  Moon Juice founder Amanda Chantal Bacon is facing scrutiny over her extremely healthy diet that consists of daily 'quinton shots' and her company's 'brain dust' supplements  Viral effect: The Los Angeles-based health guru shared her bizarre diet plan with Elle.com in May 2015, however, the candid interview has resurfaced this week and become wildly popular with her critics Price of health? Many people commented on the cost of the ingredients featured in Amanda's diet, with many people estimating they cost anywhere from $700 to $1,200 In her interview, Amanda revealed that she starts her day at 6:30am with some Kundalini meditation and a 'copper cup of silver needle and calendula tea' before her four-year-old son Rohan wakes up. However, it it is her documented breakfast regimen that really has people up in arms. Her 'morning chi drink'  features 'vanilla mushroom protein and stone ground almond butter', and also has 'the super endocrine, brain, immunity, and libido-boosting powers of Brain Dust, cordyceps, reishi, maca, and Shilajit resin'.The Brain Dust she is referring to is a supplement powder made of astragalus, lion's mane, ahilajit, maca, rhodiola, stevia, and gingko, which is sold at Moon Juice for $55 for two ounces. 'I throw ho shou wu and pearl in as part of my beauty regime,' Amanda added. 'I chase it with three quinton shots for mineralization and two lipospheric vitamin B-complex packets for energy.' A Twitter user named Carole was just one of the many who criticized Amanda online, writing: 'The whole internet is lolling at Amanda Chantal Bacon's pretentious hippie diet of 50 foods you've never heard of.'  RELATED ARTICLES



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Pricey powders: Moon Juice's vanilla mushroom protein (center) costs $35, while its Maca (bottom right) is priced at $25  Super healthy: A Quinton Hypertonic Box, which features 30 drinkable vials, costs $60. Amanda revealed that she drinks three shots a day  Not your average breakfast: At 9:30 am Amanda has unsweetened green juice, three tablespoons of bee pollen, a handful of activated cashews, and a shot of pressed turmeric root in freshly squeezed grapefruit juiceMeanwhile, journalist Felix Salmon cited a recent article from the