The conversations I hear about the topic of “organic foods” have been many. They often go something like this: “I can’t taste the difference between organic and commercial foods, so I just buy the regular kind” “Organic is so expensive… I just buy conventional foods. I can’t afford to buy organic for my whole family”
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So you’ve progressed through the Detoxification and Elimination phases of the Elimination Diet. Once all of your symptoms are gone, you begin the final phase: Reintroduction (sometimes known as provocation).
With the three-day detox phase completed, it’s now time to head into the elimination phase. You will expand on your foods from phase 1, yet still eat foods free from the most common allergens. This means no dairy, gluten, corn, soy, yeast, nuts, caffeine, eggs and more.
Have you been experiencing headaches or bloating? Struggling to get through your day because your energy is so low? If you’ve had these symptoms -- or others like skin conditions, joint problems or anxiety -- you most likely have also tried cleansing or maybe a Candida diet.
As I approached the final days of my month on the Whole30 eating plan, I reflected on the fact that I actually wasn’t eager for it to be over. I wasn’t “jonesing” for sugar, nor dairy, grains or *gasp* even wine!
I am feeling so optimistic about this way of eating. As I head into the home stretch, I know this is not a fad diet for me. Bloating and digestive issues have drastically improved. My energy continues to be stable, with no afternoon slumps at all.
I continue to be amazed at how great I feel and how eating this way is not nearly as difficult as I had expected. Meal planning continues to be necessary and a priority. I am rarely hungry between meals and hardly feel the need to “snack”.
I first heard of the Whole30 eating plan from one of our customers who raved about it. At the time I quickly researched and decided it was too extreme for me. However, when my cousin posted on facebook that she was starting the program soon and was looking for people to join her
By Jason Sebeslav Dr. Zoltan Rona is a graduate of McGill University Medical School and has a Masters Degree in Biochemistry and Clinical Nutrition. He is the author of three Canadian bestselling health books, and the medical editor of the Benjamin Franklin Award-winning Encyclopedia of Natural Healing. Dr. Rona has had a private medical practice [...]