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Understanding Food Freedom Forever, With Melissa Hartwig Urban

Food Freedom Forever was released last week and I’ve been thrilled to see how the Whole30 community has embraced the idea that it is possible to build a healthy, intuitive, and sustainable relationship with food. Today, we’re sharing three videos that were filmed during an event in Salt Lake City in August. During the event, I led a discussion with 25 Whole30’ers about their health goals, challenges, and best strategies for creating and maintaining their own versions of food freedom.

Grace, Deliberate Decisions, and Healthy Habits: Annie’s #MyFoodFreedom Story

Annie of the Epicure Annie Instagram account has been an active member of the Whole30 community since 2015. After experiencing significant weight loss, Annie bravely worked on developing a mindful, gracious approach toward eating. This mentality, plus her commitment to the healthy habits that she learned through her Whole30 experience, is the foundation of her food freedom.

Introducing Food Freedom Forever

A note and squeal of joy from Whole30 headmistress Melissa Hartwig It’s here, it’s here! Announcing the release of the Food Freedom Forever; the many-month labor of love from ME to YOU. And the first thing I have to say is thank you, thank you, thank you. To quote from Food Freedom Forever: …to my Whole30 community, […]

What is Food Freedom?

If I had to describe “food freedom” in one sentence, it’s this: Food freedom is feeling in control of the food that you eat, instead of food controlling you. Food freedom is about indulging when it’s worth it, passing when it isn’t, and never feeling guilt or shame for doing either. It’s about taking the morality out of food, and recognizing you are not a “good” or “bad” person based on what’s your plate. True food freedom means you never again feel powerless over food.

The Food Freedom Forever FAQ

From Whole30 headmistress Melissa Hartwig, who is snuggling her advance copy of #Whole30FFF while she types this In under a month, Food Freedom Forever will be available at booksellers nationwide (and in Canada! And in e-book format in the UK!), and pre-ordered copies will be in your hot little hands. Yes, I know, it’s very exciting. It officially […]

Christie Discovers Food Freedom: A Whole30 Success Story

Christie’s story isn’t about a specific medical condition resolved or weight loss accomplished; it’s about finally feeling like you’re in control of the food you’re eating for the first time in a long time, and the kind of self-confidence and empowerment that brings. When we read Christie’s story, and immediately knew nearly everyone in our community could relate to some degree.

Dear Melissa Replay: What Adulty Beverage Is Best?

Wondering which alcoholic beverages are best to indulge in while practicing your food freedom? Melissa Hartwig will help you decide what to drink when you feel like indulging in something red, white, clear, or frothy. Spoiler: If you’re going to indulge in something that makes you less healthy for the sole reason of pleasure and joy, shouldn’t it be delicious?

Food Freedom Forever: From Melissa Hartwig, To You

by New York Times best-selling author and Whole30 headmistress Melissa Hartwig This week, I was finally able to announce my new baby. Not an actual baby. A book-baby. Yes, I am currently writing my third book, called Food Freedom Forever: Letting Go of Bad Habits, Guilt, and Anxiety Around Food. The book will be released […]