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Post Date April 15, 2024, 6:08 pm

Explore the new Whole30 website with us

You know how good it feels to make positive changes—that’s why you came to the Whole30 in the first place. We’ve never been afraid...
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Post Date February 14, 2024, 6:00 pm

Embracing Change with The New Whole30

Your flagship book, The Whole30, came out in April 2015—almost nine years ago. Have you thought about updating that book, and if so, what...
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Post Date May 9, 2022, 3:50 pm

Five Tips for Whole30 On a Budget

By Autumn Michaelis, author of Whole Food for Your Family Can I eat Whole30 on a budget? This is a question I get a...
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June 6, 2024, 1:25 pm
  • Breastfeeding
  • Family
  • Supporting You Through Every Season
Can I do the Whole30 while nursing?
Learn 5 tips for a nursing Whole30 from Stephanie Greunke, a Registered Dietitian specializing in perinatal and postpartum health, and the mom of two...
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June 4, 2024, 6:42 pm
  • Dear Melissa
  • Food Freedom
  • Troubleshooting
Dear Melissa: My Food Freedom Plan When I’m Home Alone
Dear Melissa, My husband is away for work often, and being home alone for days on end makes my Food Freedom plan go right...
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Dear Melissa—Melissa Urban wearing a light blue jean top and darker blue jeans, cooking on a wooden table top, and smiling at the camera.
May 14, 2024, 11:22 am
  • Dear Melissa
Dear Melissa and Friends: Fueling Good Energy and Metabolic Health with Dr. Casey Means
In this special Dear Melissa & Friends, Whole30 CEO Melissa Urban chats with Casey Means MD, co-founder of Levels Health and author of the...
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April 30, 2024, 2:20 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Can I have dessert on the Whole30?
Dear Melissa, do “desserts” made of fruit go against the spirit of the Whole30? Would you say it’s a bad idea to combine fruit...
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April 17, 2024, 10:05 am
  • Dear Melissa
Dear Melissa, can I do a modified Whole30?
“Hey Melissa—can I do the Whole30, but modify it?” —Love, so many people on Reddit Dear Reddit (and everyone else), I get some version of...
The new Whole30 logo
April 15, 2024, 6:08 pm
  • Whole30
Explore the new Whole30 website with us
You know how good it feels to make positive changes—that’s why you came to the Whole30 in the first place. We’ve never been afraid...
Dear Melissa—Melissa Urban wearing a light blue jean top and darker blue jeans, cooking on a wooden table top, and smiling at the camera.
March 28, 2024, 1:20 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Building Healthy Habits into Your Weekend Routine
My husband and I have weekend "treat days" that include large amounts of alcohol, candy, chips, fast food, and bonding.
February 15, 2024, 12:20 pm
  • Food Freedom
  • Reintroduction
3 Tips for Transitioning from Whole30 Reintroduction into Food Freedom
Congratulations, Whole30 alumni! You’ve completed 30 days of elimination, checked off a whole host of Non-Scale Victories, and worked through your carefully planned reintroduction...
Dear Melissa—Melissa Urban wearing a light blue jean top and darker blue jeans, cooking on a wooden table top, and smiling at the camera.
February 14, 2024, 6:00 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Embracing Change with The New Whole30
Your flagship book, The Whole30, came out in April 2015—almost nine years ago. Have you thought about updating that book, and if so, what...
Community Cohort Success Story
February 1, 2024, 4:56 pm
  • Habit, Change, and Personal Growth
Whole30 success stories: Take a ride on the road to 100 with Carrie K
Carrie K. is going places. You might expect as much from a seasoned traveler who’s already enjoyed adventures in far-off destinations like the Arctic...
Flavor Fatigue
February 1, 2024, 12:09 pm
  • Meal Planning Support and Prep
Fight flavor fatigue with these tasty tips
There’s an appeal to putting parts of your life on autopilot. However, when it comes to your meals, constant repetition can wreak havoc. Flavor...
Whole30 Reintroduction Common Mistakes
January 30, 2024, 12:03 pm
  • Reintroduction
Don’t make these 4 reintroduction mistakes
Congratulations on finishing your Whole30 elimination phase! You feel better than ever and secure in your new healthy habits, but are still excited to...
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January 25, 2024, 11:36 am
  • Dear Melissa
How to deal with stress beyond food
Dear Melissa, I just finished my January Whole30, and I feel amazing! I have more energy, my skin is glowing, I’m no longer bloated all...
January 24, 2024, 12:00 pm
  • Reintroduction
How to prepare for Whole30 reintroduction
The 30-day elimination phase of the Whole30 gets a lot of attention. It is called the Whole30, after all, and participants and the media...
Plant-Based
January 23, 2024, 8:56 pm
33 Surprising plant-based iron sources
Iron is an important nutrient to include in your diet, but it is often a nutrient of concern for many plant-based eaters. That’s why...