Whole30 Research Paper

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So January is almost over, but you still haven't started that diet plan you've resolved to try. Well, it is never too late to start eating healthier. If you're still on the lookout for the diet plan for you, or you're looking for an alternative to the one you are doing or you've been meaning to try, the Whole30 program just might be the right one for you.

Greatist senior editor Jamie Webber explains that the Whole30 is a 30-day program "designed to clean up your eating habits by cutting out foods that might be having a negative impact on your health." Because the program isn't about counting calories, it won't leave you hungry or feeling deprived.

"Most diets are spent white-knuckling your way through deprivation, restriction, hunger, tuning
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Not allowed are sugar, natural and artificial sweeteners, alcohol, smoking, grains, beans and legumes, soy, dairy, processed additives, and even "fake treats" such as cauliflower crust pizza.

Strictly following the plan is essential to feel the full benefits of the program, says Hartwig. She recommends starting the plan over if you give in to food you are supposed to avoid.

As with any diet plan, there are several things you can do to help you through the Whole30 program.

Hartwig's number one tip is to plan your meals in advance and prepare for them. "Before day one, you should have your first week of meals planned, grocery shopping done, pantry stocked, and you should have some Whole30-compliant emergency food stashed away."

Sticking to the Whole30 plan is more motivating if you can do it with a friend or if you can connect with other people who are also on the program. Communicating with people who can relate with you will give you the support that you need.

Another way to make the diet plan easier for you is to get rid of any temptations you have around you. These foods are hard to resist, so it is best to keep them way out of your

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