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 […]
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 […]
There is always a lot of buzz about the term “Tiger Blood,” in the Whole30 community, and through running this program since 2009, we’ve learned that the definition of Tiger Blood can vary widely across our community of Whole30’ers. A few years ago, we expanded our definition of Tiger Blood, because even if a “switch” never “flips” for you, your Whole30 will still bring you a wealth of benefits, and THOSE all add up to Tiger Blood.
from Whole30 headmistress Melissa Hartwig Hello to the New Year, and welcome to Day One of your #JanuaryWhole30. In some ways, this group Whole30 with hundreds of thousands of people participating is exactly the same as any other Whole30 you might do alone or with a few friends. Our rules […]
In late August, we launched our Whole30 meal planner with Real Plans. Over the past four months, the Whole30 community response has been overwhelmingly positive. Like, even we were surprised at how much YOU LOVE REAL PLANS, even though we totally know how incredible their program is. For many, the planner was […]
From Whole30 co-founder Melissa Hartwig: To say I Mel Joulwan is one of my favorite humans ever is an understatement. Mel has been one of My People since before the Whole30 was even in existence, and in a way, she grew and shaped the program right there with us, offering her […]
On Monday, Melissa answered your questions about Vital Proteins products, which ones are Whole30 Approved, and how they support and compliment your Whole30 and food freedom. Today, we’re sharing three recipes from Kelsey Preciado, the blogger and recipe developer behind Little Bits of Real Food. Three #Whole30 recipes from @mylittlebitsof […]
from Whole30 headmistress Melissa Hartwig Welcome to Day One of your #SeptemberWhole30. In some ways, this group Whole30 with hundreds of thousands of people participating is exactly the same as any other Whole30 you might do alone or with a few friends. Our rules and recommendations have not changed. You’ll […]
Kombucha—a fermented tea—is a delicious beverage that may add some probiotic benefits to your already healthy Whole30 diet. But “Is kombucha Whole30-compliant?” isn’t the easiest question to answer. This article is designed to give you an insider’s look into the thought process behind the Whole30 rules, and explain a bit about why this subject is actually legitimately confusing.