Dear Melissa| Answering questions about your Whole30 and Food Freedom

Melissa’s Emergency Food Encyclopedia

Dear Melissa, Quick question: What is your definition of an “emergency food,” as it pertains to eating outside of your usual three or four Whole30 meals a day? – Michelle A, Cuyahoga Falls, OH Michelle, We use the term “emergency food” figuratively, to describe unexpected situations in which you may find...
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Whole30 101: 11 Reasons to Hire a Whole30 Certified Coach

Is hiring a Whole30 Certified Coach the right move for you?Are you wondering if you should hire a Coach to guide you through your Whole30 experience? Registered Dietitian and Whole30 Coach Sam Presicci shares 11 reasons why it might be the key to your Whole30
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Whole30 101: Which Whole30 Book Do I Need?

If you’re new to our Whole30 community, you might be wondering … Where should I start? This is the definitive guide to our collection of Whole30 books.If you’re new to our Whole30 community, you might be wondering … Where should I start? This is the definitive guide to our collection of Whole30 books.
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Whole30 101: Cold and Flu Strategies

The first thing we’ll say is that we hope you never have to use this information… because if it’s of interest, it means you’re sick, and that’s sucky. The Whole30 can do incredible things for keeping your gut healthy, allergies at bay, and your immune system strong and responsive, but...

Whole30 101: Can I do the Whole30 as a Vegetarian or Vegan?

Since the origins of the Whole30 in 2009, one question has come up more than any other: “Can I do the Whole30 as a vegetarian or vegan?” In the past, the answer to this question was a bit complex. Today, the answer is easy–a resounding YES, thanks to our new...Curious about using the Whole30 framework as a vegetarian or vegan? Introducing the new Plant-Based Whole30.
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NEW Whole30 Rules: Chips and Coconut Aminos

From Whole30 headmistress Melissa Urban, 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...
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Whole30 101: Can I Whole30 During My Pregnancy?

Here’s a question we hear almost every day: Is the Whole30 safe for a pregnant person? We asked registered dietitian Stephanie Greunke for her perspective. Today, she’s answering the question and addressing the four common fears that are often behind it. Her goal is to help you determine how the...Stephanie Greunke, RD answers your questions about the safety of Whole30 during pregnancy. Please run dietary changes past your healthcare practitioner!
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Whole30 101: Your Guide to Non-Scale Victories

Congratulations, Whole30’er! You’ve successfully completed 30 days of the Whole30 program—no small feat! (Yes, we know the most famous line of the Whole30 is, “This is not hard,” but as we explain in the preface of The Whole30… we knew this would be hard, and we are so proud of...

Whole30 101: Tiger Blood!

There is always a lot of buzz about the term “Tiger Blood,” in the Whole30 community, and through running this program since 2009, we've learned that the definition of Tiger Blood can vary widely across our community of Whole30'ers. A few years ago, we expanded our definition of Tiger Blood,...
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