Food Freedom Forever: Letting Go of Bad Habits, Guilt, and Anxiety Around Food
The New York Times bestseller by the co-creator of the WHOLE30
'If you want to stop turning to food to make you feel better, this is the book for you' Sun
'Food Freedom Forever gives you everything you need for achieving dietary success, for today and for the rest of your healthy life' David Perlmutter, MD, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of Grain Brain
So why only 4 stars? It frustrated me that the "food freedom" nirvana she speaks of reaching is kind of the same cycle I have been going through on my own since beginning the W30 lifestyle. I was hoping for some kind of profound wisdom that would eliminate my need completely to return to a reset a couple ti ...more
The reason this is 2 stars, for me, is because there really isn't any new information here. If I had bought this book, I would feel a little taken advantage of because all of this information can be found in Whole30 blogposts. The first third of the book is a quick rundown of what the Whole30 is, whi ...more
An elimination diet, the Whole30 is designed to help individuals identify food sensitives and to better understand how certain foods impact their health and how they feel.
As far as elimination diets go, it's nothing special, but for those who did not read her first book, the process is well covered in this book.
Ironically, I'm not a huge fan of elimination diets, although I can appreciate how they are so ...more
This book may not be for people who are already know a lot about Whole30. It also may not be for people who have already been studying nutrition and the effects of food on our bodies. However, this book was perfect for someone like me. I know about some of the effects of processed foods on my body, but I haven't really tho ...more
I'm a bit biased: I love ...more
Much of what’s in Food Freedom Forever will be extremely familiar if you’ve read The Whole 30 or used Whole30 Day by Day. In fact, sometimes entire passages are copied or just barely rewritten, which is the reason for my 3 star rating. I ...more
She says in the beginning of the book that she prides herself on never using emojis -- then goes on, at several points, to write the emojis out, like "smiley emoji" or what-have-you. Which I would argue is FAR WORSE. She also gives examples of the way that you could talk to your friends about your new nu ...more
But this book takes everything to the next level and really gives a manageable, smart, and simple plan for establishing a lifelong healthy relationship with food beyond doing a Whole30. There were so many helpful and ...more
Melissa has been featured by Dr. Oz, The Today S ...more