Dear Melissa: Where’s the Support in my Whole30 Support Group?

Welcome to Dear Melissa, where I answer your questions about transitioning into or completing a Whole30, successfully sticking to your new healthy habits, and figuring out how to make this lifestyle work in the real world. Today, I’m talking to a woman who relied on a Facebook Whole30 support group for help, and was left feeling out …

Just another Thursday

by Whole30 co-founder Melissa Hartwig, who doesn’t understand why a perfectly good sweet potato needs marshmallows anyway Last Thursday was U.S. Thanksgiving,  a family and food-centric celebration kicking off what is generally known as “the holiday season.” Earlier in the week, my social media feeds were full of articles from all the big national outlets detailing their …

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 …

With Friends Like These…

Part 1 of a special 2-part series Last summer, we were at breakfast in San Diego at one of our favorite restaurants – The Mission. While we did not indulge in their famous French toast on that trip, the table of four women next to us were sharing one large portion. All but one of the …

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