This question comes up all the time—“I ate something off-plan during my Whole30. Do I really need to start over?” Today, we’ll tackle the nuances of this question, and throw in a little of that famous Whole30 tough love. The Whole30 program does require 30 days straight of 100% compliance, but if “because we said so” doesn’t suffice, we have four other reasons why we want to stick to your Whole30 with no slips, no cheats, and no special occasions.
The Whole30 has been around since July 2009, and we’ve read hundreds of thousands of glowing testimonials via email and on social media. We’ve proven the program truly can reset your health, habits, and relationship, and the vast majority (88%, according to a 2016 survey of nearly 8,000 Whole30’ers) report the […]
From Whole30 headmistress Melissa Hartwig, who has known for years that eggs + blueberries are a surprisingly delicious combination The last half of your Whole30 has its ups and downs. You’re excited about the changes you’re seeing and loving all the delicious food you’ve been eating, but you’re also getting […]
The first thing we’ll say is that we hope you never have to use this information… because if it’s of interest, it means you’re sick, and that’s sucky. The Whole30 can do incredible things for keeping your gut healthy, allergies at bay, and your immune system strong and responsive, but […]
In the light of recent natural disasters here in the U.S. (like Hurricane Harvey), we’ve updated our original “disaster preparedness guide” with current recommendations and Whole30-friendly resources. Here’s hoping you never need it. Eat Good Food Even if you’ve been eating a healthy Whole30-inspired diet for years, it may still be […]
from Whole30 Headmistress Melissa Hartwig, who JUST CAN’T STOP writing books for you If you follow my Instagram Stories, I’ve been hinting at some new book offerings for ages… and today, I finally get to spill the beans. Well, green beans. Because Whole30. I WROTE TWO NEW BOOKS AND THEY’RE […]
From Whole30 Headmistress Melissa Hartwig IT’S HERE. The piece of the Whole30 you’ve been missing, the one piece I couldn’t bring to you because I can’t be all places at once, the one my team has been envisioning, creating, and refining for the last two years. In-person support, guidance, and […]
We welcome vegetarians to our community, and want you to reap many of the benefits of our healthy-eating plan while still honoring your ethical or religious obligations. In fact, we’ve had a loyal vegetarian and vegan following for many years now, and we created a special section of our Whole30 […]
Learn how Melissa helps guide people in the middle of their Whole30 to identify, obtain, and sustain the famous Whole30 “Tiger Blood.” Whether it’s redefining your idea of “Tiger Blood,” making some tweaks to your Whole30 meal plan, or being more patient, one thing is certain: your Whole30 experience IS changing your health, habits, and relationship with food.
From Whole30 headmistress Melissa Hartwig, who works really hard to make the program both effective and easy to follow: It’s been a long time since I’ve issued any changes to the Whole30 rules; the last was in 2014, when we brought back the white potato. Making a rule change is a really big deal; it’s a huge communication effort to share the new information with millions of people worldwide and update all of our books and resources. Here are two new Whole30 rules, effective April 1, 2017.