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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: Can I Whole30 During My Pregnancy?

Here’s a question we hear almost every day: Is the Whole30 safe for a pregnant woman? We asked registered dietitian and women’s health expert 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 general principles of the Whole30 program can support your desire to have a healthy, happy pregnancy.

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 you for sticking to your […]

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, because even if a “switch” never “flips” for you, your Whole30 will still bring you a wealth of benefits, and THOSE all add up to Tiger Blood.

Whole30 101: Whole30 Goods in Canada

By Whole30 team member Jen Kendall, who did some on-the-ground research for this article during her recent trip to beautiful Vancouver. Whole30’ers to the north: WE HEAR YOUR CRY. Finding Whole30 Approved and compliant on-the-go, emergency, and pantry items in Canada is more difficult for you than it is for Whole30’ers in the U.S., where […]

Whole30 101: Is This Normal? (A Guide to Whole30 “Symptoms”)

“I’m on Day 6 and I’ve been throwing up all day. Is this normal?” “It’s Day 16, and my sinuses are so clogged, I can barely breathe. Is this normal?” “I’m on Day 22; I am having the worst hair day, and I got a flat tire on the way to work. Is this normal?” Okay, […]

Whole30 101: 10 Dietitian-Approved Strategies for Whole30 Success

This post is from Whole30 Coaches Stacie Hassing and Jessica Beacom, the Registered Dietitians behind The Real Food Dietitians.  If you’d like to submit a recipe, helpful tip, testimonial, or Whole30 article for consideration, email it to [email protected] You might be surprised to hear that dietitians do the Whole30 too, but honestly, we’re just like you. […]

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: Grocery Budgeting and Shopping Strategies

This post is from Whole30 expert Andrea Overturf of Loubies and Lulu. Have your own Whole30 budgeting and grocery shopping tips to share? Join the conversation on Facebook and Instagram. When I began my first Whole30, I had little interest in cooking. It wasn’t something I enjoyed, simply a necessary chore. Logistically speaking, I didn’t […]