Please Stop Saying “Everything in Moderation”

For those looking to lose weight and get healthier, there is certainly no shortage of dietary advice. Thousands of experts share their tips to “get bikini-ready by summer!” and “lose those last 10 pounds!” in magazines, newspaper articles, television programs, and website advertisements. While much of their advice is totally conflicting (“Eat breakfast to control […]

The Whole30® Timeline, Version 2.0

An update to our original (and wildly popular) Whole30 Timeline article by Whole30’s Robin Strathdee, for those new to the Whole30®, and veterans who simply need a reminder. As with any process that involves personal experience, your results may vary, but it’s my hope that this timeline will give you a hint (and a chuckle) […]

Dear Melissa: A Frustrated AI Mom, and Workplace Struggles

Welcome to Dear Melissa, where we answer your questions about transitioning into or or maintaining a healthy Whole9 life, helping you figure out how to make this lifestyle work in the real world. Today, we’re talking to a Mom who feels frustrated with the amount of planning and prep necessary for her autoimmune-protocol family, and […]

Dear Melissa: The Booze Edition

Welcome to Dear Melissa, where we answer your questions about transitioning into or or maintaining a healthy Whole9 life, helping you figure out how to make this lifestyle work in the real world. Today, we’re talking about alcohol–how to include the occasional (or not-so-occasional) drink in life after your Whole30, and how to deal with […]

Jane C.’s Whole30® Success Story

We received this wonderful testimonial from Jane C. and couldn’t keep it to ourselves. Not only because the girl is so eloquent and funny, or because she has mad style, but because we’re sure that, if you’re a member of Generation Next (18-25 year olds), her story could be your story. Too many young people today […]

Dear Melissa: Bread Terrorists, and Cook-a-Meal-a-Phobia

Welcome to Dear Melissa, where we answer your questions about transitioning into or or maintaining a healthy Whole9 life, helping you figure out how to make this lifestyle work in the real world. Today, we’re talking to a man who keeps caving to his in-law’s pressure, and a woman who just can’t seem to make […]

It’s Not Me – It’s You

Part 2 of this special 2-part series Last week in Part 1, we gave you five reasons why friends and family may be unsupportive (or downright sabotaging) of your health and fitness pursuits. Today, we’re going to tell you what to do about it. In the original story, a Paleo-eating girl faced serious peer-pressure (in […]

Whole30® Approved: Chomps Snack Sticks

Once upon a time, there was a boy named Pete. Pete liked Slim Jims. He liked them very much. But as Pete grew older and became more focused on his health, fitness and nutrition, he came to realize that those snack sticks probably weren’t making him healthier. So, he set out to make his own […]

Dear Melissa: The Weekly Unwind, and Socially Awkward Encounters

Welcome to Dear Melissa, where we answer your questions about transitioning into or or maintaining a healthy Whole9 life, helping you figure out how to make this lifestyle work in the real world. Today, we’re talking to a woman who needs to un-wine her weekly unwind, and another who is tired of being the “weird […]