It Starts With Food outlines a clear, balanced, sustainable plan to change the way you eat forever – and transform your life in unexpected ways. Your success story begins with “The Whole30,” Dallas and Melissa Hartwig’s powerful 30-day nutritional reset.
Since 2009, their underground Whole30 program has quietly led tens of thousands of people to weight loss, improved quality of life and a healthier relationship with food – accompanied by stunning improvements in sleep, energy levels, mood and self-esteem. More significantly, many people have reported the “magical” elimination of a variety of symptoms, diseases and conditions – in just 30 days.
diabetes · high cholesterol · high blood pressure · obesity · acne · eczema · psoriasis · hives asthma · allergies · sinus infections · migraines · acid reflux · celiac disease · Crohn’s · IBS bipolar disorder · depression · seasonal affective disorder · eating disorders · ADHD endometriosis · PCOS · infertility · arthritis · Lyme disease · hypothyroidism · fibromyalgia
Now, Dallas and Melissa detail the theories behind the Whole30, summarizing the science in a simple, accessible manner. It Starts With Food shows you how certain foods may be having negative effects on how you look, feel and live – in ways that you’d never associate with your diet. More importantly, they outline their life-long strategy for Eating Good Food in a clear and detailed action plan designed to help you create a healthy metabolism, heal your digestive tract, calm systemic inflammation and put an end to unhealthy cravings, habits, and relationships with food.
Infused with their signature wit, tough love and common sense, It Starts With Food is based on the latest scientific research and real-life experience, and includes success stories, a shopping guide, a meal planning template, a meal plan with creative, delicious recipes, an extensive list of resources, and much more.
Quick-Start Guide: Ready to take on the Whole30, but don’t know where to start? Don’t worry – we’ll get you going in six easy steps.
Grocery Shopping Guide: Strategies for making the most of your healthy eating budget.
Good Meat Guide: All those terms on the label can be confusing, but we take the guesswork out of buying good meat, seafood and eggs.
Guide to Sneaky Sugars: Practice your label-reading skills and learn to spot all the different ways companies sneak added sugar into their foods and beverages.
Shopping List: Time to hit the grocery store, health food market, or farmer’s market with our detailed shopping list.
Vegetarian/Vegan Shopping List: This list includes our detailed recommendations for plant-based protein sources for our vegetarian and vegan friends.
Pantry-Stocking Guide: Sometimes, it’s good to shop the aisles! Use our guide to stock your pantry (and fridge) with healthy must-haves.
Meal-Planning Template: Use our meal-planning template to help you figure out meal timing and portion sizing, and make adjustments based on hunger, energy, mood, and athletic performance.
Dining Out: Navigating your way around any restaurant menu, start to finish.
Travel Guide: Hit the road with your Good Food, and eat healthy while seeing the world by air, car, or foot.
Guide to Nutritional Off-Roading: Ready to ride your own bike? Treat yourself smart! Use this flow-chart to help guide your way around less-healthy foods and beverages.