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Posted results on my blog :) With pictures!

I did not lose a lb - but am really impressed with the reshaping of my body!

emoticon Bye, Bye, plus size stores!

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Day 30 today! Wow - that did go by fast emoticon

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LOL beth - this is the wrong thread......go over to LC Team and cut and paste into the April Primal Blueprint Challenge thread. I agree, sometimes it's hard to keep these teams straight!

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I'm back, with my tail between my legs!!! I even had to go through all my "teams" to find where we post to find you all again! I'll just say that I completely fell off the wagon, and then some! I completely lost it over Easter candy. (Don't say a word - I KNOW! But, I can't deny everyone else in the house holiday treats just because I seem to have lost all of my willpower!) I think that's my biggest problem right now - I lost my willpower. It used to come so easily for me over the past 5 years or so...I am not sure what has gone haywire, but it has!

So, I am up 4 pounds, which doesn't sound like much, I know ,but it effects me in strange ways when I start to go above my "set point" weight. I have a bloated stomach, feel horrible in general, and feel like I am falling apart. I need to get moving and exercising. Last weekend I was at a class and had to quickly go to another building and back to pick something up - a 10 minute rapid walk. By the time I made it back to my class my legs were so numb (MS side effect from walking), I was afraid I was not going to hold myself up...but didn't want to draw any attention to myself, so just ignored what was happening...even though I couldn't feel my legs. A lovely problem to have, especially in a public place where you don't know anyone!! Anyway, that told me I seriously need to GET MOVING again...but have I done anything to start??? No!

I need to change my mindset...I don't know how I got here but I want to go back to my old ways NOW!

So, that's my way of saying I'm in on the next month's challenge. I don't care how busy I am or what else I have going on, I need to get with the program again and start feeling human again! emoticon

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Well, I know Fayettesidra decided to end the challenge early - is anyone else still in?

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Halfway there!!!!

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We're a third of the way in! emoticon

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GrokGranny

Are sweet potatoes not okay for the whole 30, or did you decide to remove them to see how it goes for you?

I have been consuming them still this week - as they are easy to make into a pureed soup that my boys like.

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Actually, I've been blogging about my (and now Grok Gramps!) progress. So far, so good.

I feel amazingly better emoticon

There is a diet that has been around for a number of years called The Specific Carbohydrate Diet. It is often used to treat people with Crohns, Ulcerative Colitis and Celiac. Sometimes it is referred to the "no starch" diet. I am Celiac. Although SCD encourages the use of dairy (and I'm allergic), the rest of the diet (going by memory!) is somewhat similar in many ways to Paleo. But I guess my point is this: now I am wondering if I am responding so well because I have removed every bit of starch (including sweet potatoes)?

How are you guys coming along?

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Thanks, Rhonda!

It's been quiet in this thread lately...how's everyone doing?

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Just stopping in to add a cheer!! emoticon

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How's everyone everyone hanging in there? From the blogs and posts that I see, everyone seems to be doing well!

Just a reminder to check your food labels! Te BF and I went hunting for bacon and sausage yesterday, and every single kind we found was made with sugar...event the ones from the butcher! Sugar is a big no-no on Whole30, so we'll have to nix it for the month!

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YEA!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Keep up the good work! You are wise to nip this in the bud before the "weighty issue" just grows and grows.

Proud of you and glad you are here!



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Hello - this is my first post and I am very encouraged by what everyone has written so far. I really like that one size does not fit all and that we all have our own challenges. I have been gluten intolerant for over 5 years and have struggled with not eating wheat cookies and cake. In March my health club introduced me to the paleo diet. So I am starting my second 30 days. For the first time in my life I do not crave sweets. I still do not believe it. I feel so much better. I did have bouts of low energy that might have been from carbohydrate withdrawal. I am keeping my carbohydrates around 100 which seems to help my hunger yet keep my energy up. I did notice last week that I had uncontrollable cravings for dairy so I have added it back into my diet. I did notice my calcium levels were getting pretty low. For the first time I do not feel deprived or struggling to keep gluten out of my diet. The real paradox is that I am not longer eating gluten, corn, rice, sugar, and beans. Who would of thought eating fewer foods would make me feel better about not eating wheat? My energy levels and joints are feeling so great that I feel so much younger.

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So far, so good! We had bacon and eggs this morning with black coffee. The bacon and coffee are "normal" for me. The eggs are not and I had to gag them down. I will try and get used to them, on occasion. But I can say I have not felt hunger all day :)

Met with a friend at her home this a.m. who is going through extended recovery from Epstein-Barr and bless her heart...she offered me a slice of GF cake. I politely refused, but said I would eat the walnuts she had in a little side dish. (I also refused a GF chocolate cake last week at a consultation I did!) I look at it this way: I don't like to disappoint anybody. Most of us don't. I appreciate a kind and thoughtful hostess. But...I am done with people pleasing and this is one area where I put myself first and politely decline, yet show deep appreciation for the effort. Most people understand. This friend knows I'm off of all grains, but did it anyway. I can't be too worried about another's reactions. I refuse to be a garbage can because I can't say "no." Those days are done!

Lunch was a salad with turkey, salad veggies and sun dried tomato dressing. Very good. Hubby is attempting to do this with me. He is on insulin injections and badly wants to get off of those nasty med. He weighed himself this a.m. and knows not to do it again for 30 days. He is the one in the household who is a sugar addict. This will be hard for Tom, but he badly wants those positive results!

Corned beef and cabbage in crock-pot for dinner. Not the best choice, but I already had it on hand. NO POTATOES. Steamed mixed veggies on the side.

Now I'm going to go rest. My neck hurts from yesterday's adjustment. Walk later. Want to clean out my fridge and pantry AND make my menu for next week.

Laughed about your A1 comment!! ha ha We ALL get it...hard stuff to give up :)

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How'd everyone fare today?

On our end, it was good! The BF was a bit cranky giving a few things up, but we're actively seeking homemade alternatives. Currently, he's desperate to find a replacement for his A1 sauce. haha

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Yes, I know! That is ONE exercise that I have been doing...the health bounce :)

Thanks!

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GROKGRANNY. Rebounding is supposed to be good for adrenals. The bouncing is supposed to encourage adrenal function.

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Took the morning to ponder on this and I am here to announce: I AM IN! Whole 30 starts for me, today.

Hardest challenges ahead that I can foresee?

....Keeping my energy up to exercise (so I will keep my doc appointments just to get my levels checked, etc. and see where I am at in healing my adrenals).

....Staying OFF the scale for the 30 days.

I purchased the "Getting Started Guide" which will help me master portion control, etc. I am going to talk to my husband tonight and see if he won't do this with me. He's an easy "yes!" out the chute, but when the challenges arise? Well, I'll just have to kick his butt to the curb! ha ha JK

I wish I could follow the Primal Blueprint, but there are just too many danger zones for me (especially dairy - a no-can-do).

Will blog later. I have my little grand-daughter Reagan with me today. She has double ear infections and pneumonia (but you wouldn't know it...she's like a little jumping bean...but then aren't MOST precious 5 year olds???)

Love you guys. Here we go, girls!

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Great post, GrokGranny! Thanks for sharing your thoughts! :)

Day one is here! We can do this everyone! Best of luck!!!!

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When you view Paleo/Primal on a spectrum, since we are all different, we may each do better at different entry points. In other words, at one end of the spectrum, some people will be able to tolerate dairy, nuts, occasional (very rare!) additions of honey, maple syrup, etc. (Primal)

Some folks have fructose intolerance and need to watch their fruit intake and/or the carb load it adds.

Some folks have difficulty with nightshades.

Some continue on in life w/o their gallbladder which can pose unique digestive challenges.

Some are more carb intolerant overall that others, and will do far better on Paleo and a 30 Day Challenge there, rather than Primal.

WE ARE ALL DIFFERENT AND THERE IS NO "ONE SIZE FITS ALL!"

That said, though? I believe Paleo/Primal is the closest thing there is to being the best for all of us. It's a matter of finding out where you fit on the spectrum. Sometimes it takes a little time and tweaking to figure that out. But I believe that all of us can eventually succeed on this road going Paleo/Primal.

Good luck, everyone!

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Hi. I just watched the documentary Fathead which was really awesome. That lead me to blogs about paleo diets and primal diets and how much sense it all makes to me. I've already more or less have cut back on processed sugars, glueten and dairy because I have bad acne and I read somewhere that doing that should help, but now I think I'm just going to kick it all to the curb and give this challenge a try! emoticon

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Welcome Carrie!

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Would like to join to, just did an Eat Real challenge through my Crossfit and lost 22 lbs in the 40 days. Look forward to participating.



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Yeah. Me too!

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OK, so peppers and tomatoes are ok emoticon great stuff!
Would be hard to figure out how to replace them! (I eat them almost every day.)

Looking forward to it.

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Thanks...will do!



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BLUEMOONSTUDIO- No sugar is allowed at all on Whole30, so you'll have to ditch your coconut water for the month if you do the challenge. Agave is not allowed either.

Also, you should know that agave DOES spike blood sugar, and has other drawbacks, too: www.living-foods.com/articles/agave.
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Found out that coconut water has so many great benefits, but then looked at the back of the container...sugar.. (10 grams per 16 oz). Bugger...think it would pass the 30 day challenge dilluted?
Not crazy about Stevia but found agave is a good substitute heard it doesn't spike your blood sugar.

So glad you feel better and WOW 5 lbs in 1 week. I've lost about 20 but have stalled out a bit lately. People at work keep bringing in desserts..candy, chocolate...it's a conspiracy!



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If you can afford to stick with the naturopath, then do so. In the U.S. and Canada we don't have health care...we have "sick care" systems.

Protect your health with the wonderful preventive measures you are using, Laura.

Keep me posted!!

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That was one of my symptoms too. Insomnia. I would wake up at least 30 times in one night. I'm sleeping pretty good now.. Thank God!

Anyhow. I will miss dairy, but it does seem to be helping. I have found that I am loving coconut and almond milk just as well, if not more, so maybe that will help. Hee Hee.

Funny enough, DH and I pay HUGE for medical up here in Canada, but ironically enough there are no doctors taking new patients ANYWHERE in BC that I know of. I keep inquiring. But, I think I'm better off with my naturopath anyhow. She is kind of expensive, but I have confidence in her.

I've heard about the saliva test. I will know about whether or not my meds are kicking in next week. My body temp does seem to be going up... we'll see.



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I agree, GG, it's pretty much a "no cheat" paleo challenge...very popular with Crossfit gyms, apparently....since I do the Primal thing, it was a pretty big deal for me to give up the sugarless gum, red wine and dark chocolate!

Dairy also seems to do bad things for me, but I won't begrudge it to people with no issues - haha!

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Laura, sounds like you have a good naturopath! I would go to one in a heart beat, but they are not covered by my Blue Cross and my husband JUST went back to work after 5 whopping years of being unemployed (Feb. he started.) Can we say "unrelenting stress" and adrenal crash?

I go to an integrative M.D. who is pro-natural health and completely covered by my insurance. She tests all of my hormonal levels through saliva testing which gives "the big picture" over a 24 hour period with my levels. I am on compounded thyroid (T3), bio-identical estrogen/testosterone, Adrenal supplement, DHEA, B-12 shots....on and on.

When I was first diagnosed, I had horrific insomnia and day time exhaustion that was unrelenting and deep. That was late September. I would crawl in the door after school. It was awful. That went on for months. I also think it's harder on you the older you get. You don't bounce back like when you were young. I'll be 58 in April.

Now. at least, I can come home and run errands, fix dinner, do laundry and sleep through the night. Today was a "blip on the radar" type of day where I felt wiped out. But they are now few and far between, thank God!

But the weight not budging is really beginning to get on my nerves.

@ RK - thanks for the info on the Whole 9. I did go to their website and took a little time to read. Seems like they are in sync with Robb Wolfe and Loren Cordain. I have never agreed with Mark Sisson's acceptance of dairy and promotion of his whey-based products (no wonder he is all for it...he sells it!).

As a nutritional consultant, I know how damaging dairy is, so I agree wholeheartedly with the "Dairy Manifesto" article on the Whole 9 site.

Not sure if I'll join you guys, or not, with the Whole 9. Seems like its one more Paleo Challenge but with a new name (not that that's a bad thing!!!) I'll think about it.

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@Grokgranny - Whole30 was developed by the Whole 9 folks, Melissa Urban and Dallas Hartwig.....read more here: whole9life.com/

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GROKGRANNY. My naturopath thought I may have adrenal fatigue as my body was being resilient to my thyroid meds. She gave me Myer's Cocktails (intravenous mega doses of vitamins 5 days in a row). I wasn't tired or fatigued in anyway, but it does seem to have helped with my thyroid meds. My basal temp has come up over one full degree. From what I've read about coconut oil, using it may have also helped...

She told me that the usual way of treating adrenal fatigue (vitamins and rest) would work eventually, but the cocktails would fix me up quickly. lol



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I'm interested in learning more about the Whole 9 "30 Day" Challenge. Was this created by Robb Wolfe? Out of necessity, I have to follow Paleo more than Primal (due to full blown casein allergy - no dairy!)

I have been gluten and casein-free since 10/05. I don't eat sweets. Occasional wine (once e/o week at the most). I have been at least 80 % free of gluten-free grains since January. I have had no legumes since January. If I have chocolate, it is dark chocolate and only rarely. I try and limit my fruits due to being on metformin for diabetes. I am post menopausal and the weight gain in my mid section has been maddening. My blood sugar is well managed, but the weight is NOT budging!

As most of you know, I am in an extended healing phase for Adrenal Exhaustion and had the exercise plug pulled by my doc (who backs Paleo), back in Feb. She advised me that "rest" is what is going to make me well. That has been a hard one!!! Perhaps this is a good chunk of the reason why I'm not making the progress that I thought I would have by nearly 2 months into Paleo. I have started walking again, but today I went down for the count once more in the energy dept.

Okay (sigh)...a "new challenge" is always exciting. I am almost done with my 2nd go around of a 30 day "Primal eating challenge."

DID ANYONE PURCHASE THE SUCCESS GUIDE THAT WAS ADVERTISED ON THE SITE ($40).





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Almost finished with my March whole 30, and it's been great! Good luck to all of you for April!

@Fay - I've discovered that coconut milk is an awesome sub for milk, yogurt and cream in almost all of my recipes! It doesn't add any wierd taste to my eggs or tea! just creamy goodness!

as for the Stevia - Whole30 doesn't ask you to give it up because it's not natural (they ask you to give up ALL non fruit sweeteners - honey and agave too!) - it's just to try to get you over any sweet tooth, inflammation issues or cravings. But if it's not an issue for you, then great!

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Great suggestion, can't wait to get started. The biggest goal is to cut out all forms of sugar. One day at a time right!!!!



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I am too. I haven't had grains for several weeks. I don't miss them... milk has been gone for about a week now. Miss dairy... but my tummy is feeling better. Other than that, I'm keeping my stevia. I don't see anyhthing wrong or NON paleo about it... deer eat wild stevia plants. Seems perfectly wild and natural.
But I am down 5 pounds this week without grain or dairy, and I have added a fair amount of coconut oil and coconut milk etc.
Looking forward to the month to come!

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Only four more days! I'm getting excited!

My boyfriend and I were talking about the foods we're going to miss and here's what we came up with.

Him: Dairy, red wine and light beer. He drinks TONS of milk and has one beer or glass of red wine almost every day. I can see this being quite a struggle for me.

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How about everyone else? What foods do you think you'll miss?

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Nightshades are also not a feature of the macrobiotic diet and have been left out of popular arthritis diets for years. I don't eat many tomatoes, but have no problem with my own home-grown fully-ripe hot red peppers. But the average person really eats a ton of tomato products, probably some every single day. Just pick up a MacDougall recipe book sometime. Almost every recipe calls for green peppers and tomatoes.

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I'm on day 21 of the paleo diet and I will continue on for this challenge and probably until June. I've lost 5 lbs so far. :) we can do it!

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hahaha...hey, there's nothing wrong with getting a head start!

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Started? Oh! It's for April! lol!
Good, ummm. NO. Haven't started yet. emoticon emoticon

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Laura, have you started already?

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I'm doing well with the challenge. I sipped up and had some clarified butter the other night. TOTALLY slipped my mind that it was dairy! lol (Is it still dairy with the whey removed???)

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Nightshades, like tomatoes & peppers, should only be avoided if you suspect an autoimmune response to them.

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Yeah. I eat a LOT of them. They are my "go to" veggies. lol

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I've done lots of research into nightshades because I had no idea what they were before I started reading Paleo sites. A lot of people choose to avoid them because they cause inflammation. Personally, I have never had a single issue with tomatoes, and I shall continue to eat them as much as I please! :)

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Gosh! Thank-you! I thought what could possibly be wrong with tomatoes and peppers?
OK. I'm still in. lol

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Not all nightshades are banned, just potatoes!

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Oh. Tomatoes & peppers are not allowed? Why on earth not? Not sure if this is "right" for me.

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I will join.

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Awesome, ladies! What do you think about doing daily checkins on here during the month of April? I think that will help keep us all motivated!

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I am actually on Day 7 of Whole30 right now, but plan to continue it all through the end of April so I can get a one month complete idea of grocery costs. it's a challenge for sure, but I am already seeing results.

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Woohoo! I'm glad a few of you are interested! It's going to be great!

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SOUNDS GREAT, I'm In! It's only 30 days and I look forward to feeling better as well as looking better.



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I'm in... except, I don't see anything with a little stevia now and then... I'm not sure why it would be ok to sweeten with fruit juice, but not something like stevia. Fruit juice it high glycemic. Stevia is all natural and doesn't spike blood glucose levels at all. Deer eat stevia plants because they taste good. Maybe paleolithic man did also...

Othert than that, I can easily avoid the grains. Dairy will be a little harder, but I think I may be sensitive to it anyhow... gonna try no dairy for at least a week and see how I feel.
I won't give up my occasional packet of stevia though.

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With the exception of dairy, that's pretty much what I strive for. I do use cheese, sour cream, cream cheese, etc. I've done no dairy and don't see an issue, but it's not on the menu daily.

I went 100% grain free for January, but have been indulging here and there since mid-February. I think I'm a bit achier. I recently had blood work done and my blood sugar was a tad higher than I expected (93), so have decided to try and go mainly paleo, low carb and see how repeat looks in August.

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My boyfriend and I will be starting the Whole 30 challenge on April 1. Anyone interested in joining? Here are the details, incase you don't know

whole9life.com/2010/12/whole30-2011/

What is the Whole30?

Certain food groups (like grains, legumes and dairy) are probably having a negative impact on your health and fitness without you even realizing it. Are your energy levels inconsistent or non-existent? Do you have aches and pains that can’t be explained by over-use or injury? Are you having a hard time losing weight no matter how hard you try? Do you have some sort of condition (like skin problems, digestive ailments, seasonal allergies or fertility issues) that medication hasn’t helped? These symptoms may be directly related to the foods you eat – even the “healthy” stuff. So how do you know if (and how) these foods are affecting you?

Strip them from your diet completely. Cut out all the inflammatory, insulin-spiking, calorie-dense but nutritionally sparse food groups for a full 30 days. Let your body heal and recover from whatever effects those foods may be provoking. Push the “reset” button with your metabolism, systemic inflammation, and the downstream effects of the food choices you’ve been making. Learn once and for all how the foods you’ve been eating are actually affecting your day to day life, and your long term health. The most important reason to keep reading?

This will change your life.

We cannot possibly put enough emphasis on this simple fact – the next 30 days will change your life. It will change the way you think about food, it will change your tastes, it will change your habits and your cravings. It could, quite possibly, change the emotional relationship you have with food, and with your body. It has the potential to change the way you eat for the rest of your life. We know this because we did it, and thousands of people have since done it, and it changed our lives (and their lives) in a very permanent fashion.

The Whole30 Program, As Outlined

Eat real food – meat, fish, eggs, tons of vegetables, some fruit, and plenty of good fats. Eat foods with very few ingredients, all pronounceable ingredients, or better yet, no ingredients listed at all because they’re natural and unprocessed.

More importantly, here’s what NOT to eat during the duration of your Whole30 program. Omitting all of these foods and beverages will help you regain your healthy metabolism, reduce systemic inflammation, and help you discover how these foods are truly impacting your health, fitness and quality of life.

Do not consume added sugar of any kind, real or artificial. No maple syrup, honey, agave nectar, Splenda, Equal, Nutrasweet, xylitol, stevia, etc. Read your labels, because companies sneak sugar into products in all kinds of ways.
Do not eat processed foods. This includes protein shakes, pre-packaged snacks/meals, protein bars, milk substitutes, etc.
Do not drink alcohol, in any form.
Do not eat grains. This includes (but is not limited to) wheat, rye, barley, millet, oats, corn, rice, sprouted grains and all of those gluten-free pseudo-grains like quinoa. (Yes, we said corn!) This also includes all the ways we add wheat, corn and rice into our foods in the form of bran, germ, starch and so on. Again, read your labels.
Do not eat legumes. This includes beans (black, kidney, lima, etc.), peas, lentils, and peanuts or peanut butter. This also includes all forms of soy – soy sauce, miso, tofu, tempeh, edamame, and all the ways we sneak soy into foods (like lecithin).
Do not eat dairy. This includes all cow, goat or sheep’s milk, cream, butter, cheese, yogurt, whey, ice cream, etc.
Do not eat white potatoes. It’s arbitrary, but they are carbohydrate-dense and nutrient poor, and also a nightshade.
Most importantly… do not try to shove your old, unhealthy diet into a shiny new Whole30 mold. This means no “Paleo-fying” less-than-healthy recipes – no “Paleo” pancakes, “Paleo” pizza, “Paleo” fudge or “Paleo” ice cream. Don’t mimic poor food choices during your Whole30 program!
One last and final rule. You are not allowed to step on the scale for the duration of your Whole30 program. This is about so much more than just weight loss, and to focus only on your body composition means you’ll miss out on the most dramatic (and lifelong) benefits this plan has to offer. Give yourself a well-deserved, long overdue break from fixating on that number on the scale! Absolutely NO weighing yourself or taking comparative measurements during your Whole30.

The Fine Print


A few concessions, based on our experience, and those of our clients. These are less than optimal foods that we are okay with you including during your Whole30. Including these foods in moderation should not negatively impact the results of your Whole30 program.

Fruit juice as a sweetener. Some products will use orange or apple juice as a sweetener. We have to draw the line somewhere, so we’re okay with a small amount of fruit juice as an added ingredient during your Whole30… but this doesn’t mean a cup of fruit juice is okay!
Processed Meat. On occasion, we are okay with organic chicken sausage (those that are nitrate, dairy, gluten and dairy-free), and high quality deli meat, packaged fish (like tuna or smoked salmon) or jerky. Read your labels carefully, because Whole30-approved processed meats, especially jerky, are hard to find.
Certain legumes. We’re fine with green beans, sugar snap peas and snow peas. While they’re technically a legume, they’re far more “pod” than “bean”, and we want you to eat your greens.
Processed goods. We’re okay with cans or jars of olives, coconut milk, sauces and spice mixtures like tomato sauce or curry, or vegetables like sweet potato or butternut squash, but only if the labels prove they’re “clean”.
Ready to Start?

Now that you have the basic plan, you need to know how to implement it. It’s simple, actually. Start now. Today. This minute. Count out thirty days on your calendar. Plan out a week’s worth of meals, go to your local health food store, farmer’s market or grocer and stock up on things you’ll be eating. And then… go. Cold turkey, just start. Don’t put this off, not for one more day. If you give yourself excuses or reasons to delay, you may never begin. Do it now.

Your only job for the next 30 days is to focus on making good food choices. You don’t need to weigh or measure, you don’t need to count calories, you don’t need to stress about organic, grass-fed, pastured or free range. Just figure out how to stick to the Whole30 in any setting, around every special circumstance, for the next 30 days. Your only job? Eat. Good. Food.

The only way this will work is if you give it the full thirty days, no cheats, slips or special occasions. This isn’t Whole9 playing the tough guy. This is a FACT, born of education and experience. You need such a small amount of any of these inflammatory foods to break the healing cycle – one bite of a friend’s pizza, one splash of milk in your coffee, one lick of the spoon mixing the cake batter within the 30 day period and you’ve broken the “reset” button. You must commit to the full program, exactly as written. Anything less and we make no claims as to your results, or the chances of your success. Anything less and you are selling yourself – and your potential results – short.

It’s only 30 days.

It’s For Your Own Good

Here comes the tough love. This is for those of you who are considering taking on this life-changing month, but aren’t sure you can actually pull it off, cheat free, for a full 30 days. This is for the people who have tried this before, but who “slipped” or “fell off the wagon” or “just HAD to eat (fill in food here) because of this (fill in event here)”. This is for you.

It is not hard. Don’t you dare tell us this is hard. Giving up heroin is hard. Beating cancer is hard. Drinking your coffee black. Is. Not. Hard. You won’t get any coddling, and you won’t get any sympathy for your “struggles”. YOU HAVE NO EXCUSE not to complete the program as written. It’s only thirty days, and it’s for the most important cause on earth – the only physical body you will ever have in this lifetime.
Don’t even consider the possibility of a “slip”. Unless you physically tripped and your face landed in a box of donuts, there is no “slip”. You make a choice to eat something of poor quality. It is always a choice, so do not phrase it as if you had an accident. Commit to the program, 100%, for the full 30 days, and don’t give yourself an excuse to fail before you’ve even started.
You never, ever, ever HAVE to eat anything you don’t want to eat. You’re all big boys and girls. Toughen up. Learn to say no (or make your Mom proud and say, “No, thank you”). Learn to stick up for yourself. Just because it’s your sister’s birthday, or your best friend’s wedding, or your company picnic does not mean you have to eat anything. It’s always a choice, and we would hope that you stopped succumbing to peer pressure in 7th grade.
This does require a bit of effort. If you’re cutting out grains, legumes and dairy for the first time, you have to replace those calories with something. You have to make sure you’re eating enough, that your vitamins and nutrients are plentiful, that you’re getting enough protein, fat and carbohydrates. You’ll have to figure out what to eat for lunch, how to order at a restaurant and how often you’ll need to grocery shop. We’ve given you all the tools, guidelines and resources you’ll need in this Success Guide, but take responsibility for your own plan. Improved health, fitness and performance doesn’t happen just because you’re now taking a pass on bread.

In Conclusion

We want you to participate. We want you to take this seriously, and see amazing results in unexpected areas. Even if you don’t believe this will actually change your life, if you’re willing to give it 30 short days, do it. It is that important. We believe in it that much. It changed our lives, and we want it to change yours too.

There are plenty of “nutrition challenges” out there – programs that promise you’ll see quick weight loss, more energy and improved performance without missing out on the foods you really like. These plans give you more of what you want – arbitrary points for eating junk food, or an exercise penance for cheating, or acceptable alcohol choices “if you must drink”. But here at Whole9, we’ve built our entire business around telling you what you need, not what you want. We will not pander to you here. We will tell you what we know to be true, based on literally hundreds of testimonials and clients’ real results. Programs that offer built-in cheats or rationalizations for less than healthy food choices simply do not work long-term. They don’t teach you anything about how the foods you are eating are affecting you, and they don’t do anything to help you change your habits, patterns and behaviors. The Whole30 program has been in motion for 18 months now, with participants all across the world – and has measurable, real-life, sustainable results to back up our claims.

Welcome aboard.

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