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What's the Whole30 Diet?

by Esther Milne January 17, 2020

What's the Whole30 Diet?

This was originally designed as a 30 day clean eating reset whereby you cut out different food groups for 30 days and evaluate how you feel.  You can add some of the foods back in after day 30.

Many processed foods cause inflammation in our bodies which is thought to be the precursor to different diseases.  This diet emphasizes whole anti-inflammatory foods that heal instead of harm our health.

Did you know?  Extra Virgin Olive Oil contains powerful anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients called polyphenols. Just 1-2 tbsp of EVOO per day has significant anti-inflammatory benefits.  It makes sense to add EVOO to your diet at the same time as removing some of the causes of inflammation.  You should notice some significant health gains within 30 days.

 

The Whole30 Diet Infographic


What to eat: 
Whole clean foods, high quality meats & chicken, seafood, eggs, fruits, healthy fats, high quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

What not to eat:  Cut out all sugar, grains, dairy, legumes, alcohol.

A word of caution:  This plan is only for 30 days & although the different food groups can be reintroduced after that time, the challenge will be to continue with a nutritious lifestyle and not fall back into eating inflammatory foods again. 

Suggested Recipes:
Zucchini Noodles with garlic sauce
Eggplant pizza
Lots of salads & vegetables drizzled with Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Baked Fish or Chicken with Extra Virgin Lemon Olive Oil



Esther Milne
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