Dear Melissa: I’m Worried About My Grandkids on the Whole30

Dear Melissa, My son and wife have started your program with great results, and I am happy for them. But recently they decided our grandkids (ages 13, 12, and 4) should be on (the Whole30) too. Not one of these children are overweight in any area; they are all tall and slim. I am really […]

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Dear Melissa: Help Me Have Whole30 Fun at the Amusement Park

Dear Melissa, I am getting ready to take an all-day trip to an amusement park. I have checked menus at the restaurants inside the park, I can eat at zero of them. What are some things I can take with me to eat that will not go bad in the heat? –Alyssa, Fort Wayne, IN […]

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Dear Melissa: Can I Influence My Teens to Find Their Food Freedom?

Dear Melissa,  Any advice on how to get semi-adult children to buy into the Whole30 (or at least whole foods over junk)? I didn’t set the best foundation for them, but I’ve learned a lot from doing multiple Whole30s and have tried to model that when they are home (ignoring the eye-rolling). Can I reinvent good nutritional […]

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Dear Melissa: Saving Yourself from Whole30 Mealtime Madness

Dear Melissa, Any tips for completing the Whole30 while shopping and preparing meals for spouse and two young kids who will still be eating dairy, grains, beans, honey, etc.? I’ve tried before and failed in part because I couldn’t get everyone to eat what I was eating, and had difficulty with planning and finding time to […]

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Dear Melissa: My Husband is the Hardest Part of my Whole30

Welcome to Dear Melissa, where I answer your questions about transitioning into or completing a Whole30, successfully sticking to your new healthy habits, and figuring out how to make this lifestyle work in the real world. Today, I’m talking to those of you with an unruly spouse who, despite your best efforts, just doesn’t lend enough support you […]

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