Whole 30: A Brief Introduction

Are you ready to ditch the processed junk and say hello to real, whole foods? Then the Whole 30 diet might just be what the nutritionist ordered! This strict, yet satisfying diet has taken the health world by storm and is sure to have you feeling like a new person in no time. You’ll find throughout this website a whole range of delicious Whole 30 compliant recipes. I love making them at home and hope you enjoy them as well.

So, what exactly is the Whole 30 diet? Simply put, it’s a 30-day elimination diet that cuts out all added sugars, alcohol, grains, legumes, and dairy. That’s right, no more lattes, no more burgers, and definitely no more beer (gasp!). But don’t worry, you’ll be filling up on plenty of delicious and nutritious foods like vegetables, fruits, meat, and healthy fats.

But why cut out all of these food groups, you ask? The Whole 30 creators (Melissa Hartwig and Dallas Hartwig) believe that these foods can cause inflammation, hormonal imbalances, and can even be addictive. By cutting them out for 30 days, you’ll be able to reset your body and get a better understanding of how certain foods may be affecting your health.

So, what are the health benefits of the Whole 30 diet? 

For starters, many people report weight loss, improved digestion, and increased energy levels. It’s also a great way to reduce your risk of chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes (1). But perhaps one of the biggest benefits is that it can help you break free from unhealthy food cravings and develop a healthier relationship with food.

Now, you might be thinking that all of these restrictions sound like a recipe for disaster (or at least, a recipe for a lot of salad). But that’s where we come in! Our blog is full of delicious and satisfying Whole 30 recipes to keep you on track and make sure that you never get bored. From sweet potato breakfast hash to grilled chicken with pesto, you’ll be amazed at how delicious healthy eating can be.

So, what are you waiting for? 

Start your Whole 30 journey today and see the amazing changes that come with eating whole, nutritious foods!

Sources:

  1. Whole30. (2021). Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
  2. Hartwig, M., & Hartwig, D. (2015). It Starts with Food: Discover the Whole30 and Change Your Life in Unexpected Ways. Dallas, TX: Victory Belt Publishing.

Disclaimer: Please consult a medical professional before starting any new diet, especially if you have any pre-existing health conditions.

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