NEW Whole30 Rule: Whole30 Compatible Extracts

Going forward, botanical extracts (such as vanilla extract, lemon extract, or lavender extract) will be allowed on the program, even if the ingredients contain alcohol.

NEW Whole30 Rules: Chips and Coconut Aminos

From Whole30 headmistress Melissa Hartwig, who works really hard to make the program both effective and easy to follow: It’s been a long time since I’ve issued any changes to the Whole30 rules; the last was in 2014, when we brought back the white potato. Making a rule change is a really big deal; it’s a huge communication effort to share the new information with millions of people worldwide and update all of our books and resources. Here are two new Whole30 rules, effective April 1, 2017.

Whole30 101: Preparing for Whole30 Reintroduction

Many of you are just a few short days away from transitioning out of the Whole30 elimination phase into the reintroduction phase. Note we didn’t say “your Whole30 is almost over”—because it’s not. The reintroduction process is critical to your learning experience, so please don’t skip over this part. Seriously.

Whole30 101: The Official “Can I Have…” Guide to the Whole30

One of the most active sections of our free Whole30 Forum is the “Can I Have…” section. This is where Whole30’ers ask about ingredients that they wish to include as part of their Whole30 program—things like bee pollen, mesquite flour, or pea protein. Sometimes, we wonder if people really want to eat these things, or if …

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