By Dallas and Melissa Hartwig
It Starts With Food outlines a clear, balanced, sustainable plan to change the way you eat forever. It all begins with the Whole30®, Dallas and Melissa Hartwig’s powerful 30-day nutritional reset.
Since 2009, their underground Whole30 program has been embraced by tens of thousands of people who credit it with triggering weight loss, enhanced quality of life, and a healthier relationship with food – accompanied by improvements in sleep, energy levels, mood, and self-esteem.
It Starts with Food explains the “how” and “why” of the Whole30, summarizing the science in simple terms. The Hartwigs reveal how certain foods may have a negative effect on how a person looks, feels, and lives – in ways not typically associated with diet. More important, they outline their lifelong strategy for eating Good Food in one 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.
Along with its no-nonsense approach to eating, It Starts With Food offers testimonials, a detailed shopping guide, a meal-planning template, a Meal Map with creative, delicious recipes.
Reviewed by Staff