I recently learned that two members of my family are embarking on “The Whole 30,” eating plan today! This blog is for you. I am so proud that you are taking this leap toward better health. I am so impressed and motivated by people who make the committment to exercise and eat well.
Please note that at first the change will be very hard. When I eliminated processed sugars and other bad food from my diet, I went through a withdrawal period of two weeks at least. Mark this date on your calendar, Oct 27. If you can make it to that point, the rest is smooth sailing. Keep yourself busy and try to avoid all rituall behavior that resulted in you eating and drinking the foods that have made you unhealthy. As soon as you feel the need to revert to eating those things, get up, change your environment and distract yourself with something else. Swap those rituals with new habits. This is imperative!
I bought this book last Spring and I have to say that I loved it because it explains why eating well is so important for improving our overall health. The basic idea is that you focus on eating only good, healthy food for thirty days. The author’s, Dallas and Melissa Hartwig, believe that it takes thirty days to make a change in our habits. I found the following reveiw on Google. I list it here for your interest. I did not write this review but it gives a clear idea of what the book is about should you be interested in trying it yourself!