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How to be a Healthy Mama, and Get the Support You Deserve

As a Registered Dietitian (R.D.) who specializes in pregnancy and post-partum health, I thought it would be easy for me to create and follow the “perfect plan” during my own pregnancy. I quickly discovered this wasn’t the case. Turns out, pregnancy was the one time in my life when I second-guessed every decision I made, even if it made complete sense.

How to be a Healthy Mama and Grow a Happy Baby

by Melissa Hartwig, who ate at least three bagels during her pregnancy (the gluten-y kind) and her kid turned out JUST FINE. My son is 2-1/2, so I still remember my pregnancy well. Do you know how I spent most of it? Buried in books, online message boards, and pregnancy-related websites. So much so that at […]

Dear Melissa: How to Whole30 For the Busy College Student

Welcome to Dear Melissa, where we 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, we’re helping a college student create a plan so she can finally finish a Whole30 around all of her […]

Bouncing Back from Surgery with a Whole30 Approach

By Luc Readinger, MD and Melissa Urban (part of the Talk to your Doc series) In spite of healthy living (eating well, participating in regular physical activity, getting adequate sleep, and managing stress), health crises can still occur, and sometimes an injury or medical condition may necessitate the use of steel to heal. If you ever find yourself […]

Dear Melissa: The Whole30 and Eating Disorders

Welcome to Dear Melissa, where I answer your questions about transitioning into or completing a Whole30, successfully sticking to your new Food Freedom habits, and figuring out how to make this lifestyle work in the real world. Today, we’re talking about a very serious subject: whether the Whole30 is right for those recovering or suffering from an eating disorder. […]

The Whole30® For High-Level Athletes: Sonja’s Story.

We recently received a note from a high-level endurance athlete writing about her Whole30 experience. Sonja Wieck wrote: I recently completed a Whole30 several months back. I felt really great. I am an 11-time Ironman athlete (performance-driven, and competing at a very high level). In fact, I completed an Ironman on day 12 of my […]

Talk to Your Doc: What to Do if Your Doctor Says “No” to the Whole30

Our new “Talk to your Doc” articles will feature a series of guest posts written by medical professionals. Our goal is to help prepare you to discuss issues related to the Whole30, your medical condition, and your general health concerns with your doctor.  Today’s article was written by Luc Readinger, M.D. (You may recognize the […]

Talk to your Doc: Prescription Medications and the Whole30®

Our new “Talk to your Doc” articles will feature a series of guest posts written by medical professionals. Our goal is to help prepare you to discuss issues related to the Whole30, your medical condition, and your general health concerns with your doctor.  Today’s article was written by Luc Readinger, M.D. (You may recognize the […]

Pregnancy and Food Aversions

by Melissa Hartwig, who in her sixth month STILL isn’t down with the smell of bacon cooking When we say, “pregnancy and food,” most people think of the crazy cravings pregnant women report having—pickles and ice cream, salsa and M&Ms, anything and everything doused in lemon and vinegar. (That last one is mine.) But a […]