Did you resolve to get healthier this year? Lose weight? Control your sugar cravings? Get fitter?
If you’re looking for encouragement and guidance, these are some of the best whole foods based programs available. These are not fad diets but long-term lifestyle modifications to help you achieve real health.
The Primal Blueprint 21-Day Total Body Transformation
This is Mark Sisson’s practical guidebook based on his Primal Blueprint concepts. The Primal Blueprint 21-Day Total Body Transformation: A step-by-step, gene reprogramming action plan presents 8 key concepts and 5 action items that include diet, exercise, and lifestyle elements. The goal is to go from a “sugar burner” to a “fat-burner,” optimizing your health. I love Mark’s approach to fitness, using high-intensity workouts and body weight exercises to get you in shape with minimal time investment.
The 21-Day Sugar Detox from Balanced Bites
Finally beat your sugar cravings with Dianne’s 21-Day Sugar Detox. Sugar consumption can cause fatigue, depression, energy spikes, suppressed immunity, and weight gain. This program is packaged with 3 e-Books; a program manual, a supplement guide, and an faq. You can start at different levels depending on where you are in your nutrition.
Whole30 from Whole9
“Think of it as a short-term nutritional reset, designed to help you restore a healthy metabolism, heal your digestive tract, calm systemic inflammation and put an end to unhealthy cravings, habits, and relationships with food.”
Beginning January 1st, the Whole9 team will be starting their Whole30 program. They have been helping people change their lives since 2009. They have a ton of resources on their website including The Whole30 Success Guide, book recommendations, and links to recipe sites.
Robb Wolf’s 30 Day Total Transformation
Robb Wolf’s 30 Day Total Transformation is the ultimate “getting started” guide to the Paleo diet. It includes interactive information on nutrition, metabolism, exercise, a meal plan, shopping list, and more. Robb Wolf is the author of The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet and one of the leading experts on paleolithic nutrition and how it applies to our modern lifestyle. In his ebook you will learn how a month on The Paleo Diet can help you lose weight, gain energy, reduce pain and inflammation.
Chris Kresser’s The Personal Paleo Code
“Discover your own dietary blueprint.”
If you’re not interested in a 21 day or 30 day program, but just need help tweaking your diet, try Chris Kresser’s Personal Paleo Code. The emphasis is on fresh, whole foods backed by scientific research and clinical experience. This program is set up to help you fine-tune and personalize your diet. Includes recipes, meal plans, and shopping lists.