Developing your Life After #JanuaryWhole30 Strategy

by Stephanie Greunke You completed your #JanuaryWhole30, congrats! Maybe Tiger Blood has convinced you to keep rolling along into a Whole60, maybe you’re celebrating your accomplishment by spending an afternoon with Ben & Jerry, or maybe you’re somewhere in between these two approaches following a structured reintroduction plan. No matter what happens on Day 31 […]

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Pregnancy and Food Aversions

by Melissa Hartwig, who could never handle the smell of bacon cooking during her pregnancy. Re-posted from Whole30.com. 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 was mine.) But […]

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Advice From a Fertility Preparation Specialist

The information included in this post is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult your healthcare provider to determine the appropriateness of the information for your own situation, or if you have any questions regarding conception, pregnancy, or your prenatal treatment plan. […]

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A #BreastfeedingWhole30 Sample Meal Plan

The information included in Dear Stephanie posts is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult your healthcare provider to determine the appropriateness of the information for your own situation, or if you have any questions regarding conception, pregnancy, or your prenatal treatment […]

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It’s Just A Phase: A Guide To Your Kid’s Good Food Transition

by Robin Strathdee. Originally posted on Whole30.com. When last we chatted about your kiddos, we talked about three different strategies for implementing a Good Food policy in your kitchen. Today, we’re gonna talk about what to expect once you begin to make those changes. Kids undergo the same anxieties and discomforts as we adults do […]

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Dear Stephanie: Is it Safe to Whole30 During My Pregnancy?

The information included in this post is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult your healthcare provider to determine the appropriateness of the information for your own situation, or if you have any questions regarding conception, pregnancy, or your prenatal treatment plan. […]

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

by Stephanie Greunke, a registered dietitian who second-guessed everything during her own pregnancy. My pregnancy experience As a Registered Dietitian 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, […]

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How to be a Healthy Mama and Grow a Healthy 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 pregnancy experience 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 […]

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Dear Melissa: Grandparents Behaving Badly

Dear Melissa, My husband and I just finished a Whole30 and loved it! We lost cravings, bloat, aches, pains, inches, and a few pounds. We still have one huge obstacle that we can’t quite overcome. Our kids (12 and 10) are both obese, but will not get on the program. At our house Whole30 food […]

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Flying Solo: Doing the Whole30 Without Family Support

One of the most common obstacles we hear from potential (or even repeat) Whole30’ers is that their significant other (and/or other family member) isn’t on board with the lifestyle. Having a partner, roommate, or family member unwilling to join you in this lifestyle change can leave you feeling misunderstood, unsupported, and defeated before you even […]

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