It Starts with Food

It Starts with Food

By Dallas Hartwig; Melissa Hartwig

Victory Belt Publishing, Hardcover, 9781936608898, 320pp.

Publication Date: June 12, 2012

"It Starts With Food" outlines a clear, balanced, sustainable plan to change the way you eat forever--and transform your life in profound and unexpected ways. Your success story begins with the Whole30, Dallas and Melissa Hartwig's powerful 30-day nutritional reset.
Since 2009, their underground Whole30 program has quietly led tens of thousands of people to weight loss, enhanced quality of life, and a healthier relationship with food--accompanied by stunning improvements in sleep, energy levels, mood, and self-esteem. More significant, many people have reported the "magical" elimination of a variety of symptoms, diseases, and conditions in just 30 days.
" diabetes" high cholesterol " high blood pressure" obesity " acne " eczema " psoriasis " chronic fatigue " asthma " sinus infections " allergies " migraines " acid reflux " CrohnAEs " celiac disease " IBS " bipolar disorder " depression " Lyme disease " endometriosis " PCOS " autism " fibromyalgia " ADHD " hypothyroidism " arthritis " multiple sclerosis
Now, Dallas and Melissa detail not just the "how" of the Whole30, but also the "why," summarizing the science in a simple, accessible manner. "It Starts With Food" reveals how specific foods may be having negative effects on how you look, feel, and live--in ways that youAEd never associate with your 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.
Infused with the Hartwigs' signature wit, tough love, and common sense, "It Starts With Food" is based on the latest scientific research and real-life experience, and includes testimonials, a detailed shopping guide, a meal-planning template, a Meal Map with creative, delicious recipes, and much more.

About the Author
Dallas Hartwig is a Certified Sports Nutritionist, licensed physical therapist, and functional medical practitioner who specializes in treating lifestyle-related hormonal, digestive, and metabolic health issues. In 2012, he co-authored theNew York Timesbestselling bookIt Starts With Foodand founded hisfunctional medicine practice, mentoring under Dr. Daniel Kalish and enrolling in the Institute for Functional Medicine's certification program.Dallas has presented more than 200 health and nutrition seminars worldwide, is a member of the PaleoF(x) Advisory Board and Fitwall advisory boards, and provides support and lifestyle recommendations to more than 1.5 million people a month through the Whole30 and Whole9 websites.

Melissa Hartwig is a Certified Sports Nutritionist who specializes in helping people change their relationship with food and create life-long, healthy habits. She is theNew York Timesbestselling author ofIt Starts With FoodandThe Whole30and has been featured by theToday Show, Dr. Oz, theWall Street Journal, Outside, andSELF. Melissa has presented more than 150 health and nutrition seminars worldwide, andand shares resources with, writes articles for, and provides support to more than 2 million people a month through the Whole30 website and social media feeds.