Everything you need to know to start Whole30

ABC's Dr. Jennifer Ashton breaks down the Whole30 diet to see if it's right for you.
2:08 | 12/28/18

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Today we are talking about whole thirty diet it was all the rage in 2018 Ian I expect it will community. Thank you so I want to break it down trees suffered about what is its basically a nutritional. Food and wash out for that you do for thirty days the idea is that when you remove or kind of hate the way. Most of what Americans he's on a daily basis from our diet and then slowly reintroduce them after that one month. You can really had to do an experiment in self in the how you feel and what kind of things maybe you should minimize maybe you should avoid entirely look at him he shouldn't war. So what's off limits in whole 30%. A lot sugar basically. Alcohol you can drink coffee. And buy anything processed. Pretty much you're paring down what you need to. Clean whole foods. Something like a a it means some fruits and vegetables you really have to be careful with anything that comes out of that package if that's where most of us kind of get into a nutritional minefield if he well side the big question is will you lose weight absolutely. And I want to be clear. Most diets can work short term so whether this is a diet or nutritional wreath at or whatever you're objective reason for doing it. Chances are you will lose weight it is challenging. But it hand really. Help for our awareness of what were eating and how we're feeling. Based on what we're eating so you know for me any kind of eating plan. Become a real life style habit have to have the three after that has to be safe. It has to be simple and have to be sustainable I do think some parts of it are sustainable. I do think it's safe. I don't know how simple I think it is but I definitely think that it's safe. So if you want to try it. I given a medical and nutritional. Two thumbs up.

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