Whole30 Facebook Support Groups: how to run one, how to find one

A Guide to Whole30 Facebook Support Groups

Last Monday’s Dear Melissa responded to a woman who was feeling less than supported by her Facebook Whole30 support group. If you haven’t caught up on that one yet, go ahead… we’ll wait. As a follow-up to that article, today we’ll offer some guidance for Whole30 support group administrators, and...

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,...

How NOT to Win Friends and Influence Whole30

It’s your first Whole30, and you’re following our “getting started” recommendations perfectly, especially Step 3—going public. You’ve told your friends, family, co-workers, and all the baristas at your favorite coffee place that you’re doing the Whole30. You tried to recruit someone to do it with you, but no one was...

Just another Thursday

by Whole30 co-founder Melissa Urban, 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...
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Dear Melissa: Talking Whole30 with Friends and Family

Dear Melissa, Since completing a Whole30 in January 2013, I have been eating a (mostly) Whole30-inspired diet and have never felt better. My family and friends have noticed a difference and are always curious about my eating habits; however, I’m not sure the best way to lead them in the...

Public Service Announcement: Whole30 Support Groups

While cruising Facebook recently, we stumbled across a “Whole30 Challenge” group with more than 6,000 members. The Facebook cover photo was one we created, with our official logo and branding. Nowhere did it mention that the group wasn’t officially sanctioned or run by Whole9 or the official Whole30 program–in fact,...
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