Below is a list of helpful web sites, articles, books, movies and other resources to help you along your nutritional path.
The Grain Manifesto. Whole9′s simplified explanation of the trouble with grains.
Cereal Grains: Humanity’s Double-Edged Sword. Published by Dr. Loren Cordain
The Dairy Manifesto. Whole9′s simplified take on dairy products.
The Adverse Effects of Milk. An analysis from Dr. Loren Cordain and Pedro Bastos
The Butter Manifesto. Our take on all things butter.
The Legume Manifesto. Whole9′s simplified take on legumes, including soy.
The Peanut Manifesto. Whole9′s simplified take on peanuts.
Soaking and Sprouting Legumes. An article from The Paleo Diet team.
And… GOOGLE! We can’t possibly provide the thousands of reference materials we’ve read over the last few years.
Health and Nutrition Web Sites
While we don’t always see eye-to-eye with everything written on all of these sites, use these resources to expand your scope of knowledge, and practice some critical thinking.
Robb Wolf. Robb’s book (The Paleo Solution), blog posts and podcasts include a wealth of experiential and scientific information (cutting edge discoveries from genetics, biochemistry, immunology, and life extension research) about “the original human diet”.
The Paleo Diet. Web site of Dr. Loren Cordain, founder of the Paleo Diet. Includes published research and nutritional tools, as well as practical, applicable information about the Paleo Diet.
Mark’s Daily Apple. The creation of Mark Sisson, whose mission is to “empower people to take full responsibility for their own health and enjoyment of life.”
Whole Health Source. Created by Stephan Guyenet (B.S. in biochemistry and Ph.D. in neurobiology), who professionally studies the neurobiology of body fat regulation, and studies and conveys time-tested strategies for achieving and maintaining health and well-being.
That Paleo Guy. Jamie Scott (with degrees in exercise science and nutritional medicine) believes the ultimate control one can have in their life is control over their own health.
Julianne Taylor’s Nutrition Blog. Julianne, a Certified Zone diet instructor, believes that eating as we were genetically designed to not only makes sense – it works.
Evolutionary Psychiatry. Dr. Emily Deans is a a psychiatrist in Massachusetts, searching for evolutionary solutions to the general and mental health problems of the 21st century.
Whole9 Posts: Talking About Nutrition
How to Win Friends and Influence Paleo. How to help others find their way to the Whole30 program.
(NEW!) The 400,000 Hour Body. There are no shortcuts to optimal health and fitness. Sorry.
Generation P: Our newest series on growing Paleo kids.
Conversations With a Vegetarian. How to talk Paleo nutrition with your vegetarian friends and family.
Whole9 Posts: Staying Whole30 Compliant
Give Your Sugar Tantrums a Time Out. Staying “Whole30 compliant” isn’t just about the food choices you make.
Dessert Demons in Disguise. What to do when the need for “just a little something sweet” sneaks up on you.
Weekend Motivation. The first few days are easy… but what do you do when things start getting tough?
The Carrot Train to Crazytown. Thinking about your nutritional plan is a good thing, but let’s not lose the forest through the trees.
(NEW!) Whole30 Approved. Our official Whole30 Approved label, and products that make the cut.
Whole9 Posts: Troubleshooting
A House Divided. How to manage your Whole30 program without household support.
Derailed. How to manage your health and fitness when life throws you off track.
Unplug, Then Plug it Back In. Having a hard time finding your way back to a “good place”?
(NEW!) Ride Your Own Bike. How to know when it’s time to end your Whole30 – and when to come back to it.
Whole9 Posts: Life After Your Whole30
(NEW!) The Official Whole30 Wrap-Up post. A compendium of resources to help you through Day 31 and beyond.
(NEW!) The Whole9 Guide to Nutritional Off-Roading. A handy flow chart to help you figure out what’s worth it… and what’s not.
Life After Your Whole30.Whole30 participants offer tips and tricks for YOUR Day 31.
It’s Our Own Darn Program. Melissa and Dallas analyze their last Whole30 experience.
That Covert Yogurt. A reminder that food is sneaky – how to keep post-Whole30 “treats” in perspective.
The Whole9 Guide to Eating Dirty, Part I. Is there really a valid scientific reason to “cheat”?
The Whole9 Guide to Eating Dirty, Part II. How to “cheat smart”, and not go off the rails.
Whole30 Food, Grocery Shopping and Recipes
(NEW!) The Whole9 Conscientious Omnivore Series. How to make healthy, responsible high quality animal protein choices, focusing on a variety of issues.
(NEW!) Paleo Poor: Your Guide to the Grocery Store. How to maximize your Paleo pennies when buying Good Food.
(NEW!) Five Reasons to Go Seasonal. Our Seasonal Produce Guide helps you make fresh, healthy choices on a budget.
Whole9′s “Steal This Meal”. A whole host of Whole30 approved recipe creations and meal/snack ideas.
Whole Life Eating. Whole9 Envoy Tom Denham’s original, Whole30 delicious approved meals and snacks.
The Clothes Make the Girl. Whole9 Envoy Melissa Joulwan’s crafty and creative “Dino-Chow” recipes.
(NEW!) Chowstalker. A portal to the best Whole30-compliant recipes; grain free, legume free, sugar free, and real food.
(NEW!) The Foodee Project. Thousands of Whole30-compliant recipes submitted by fellow food and nutrition bloggers.
And… GOOGLE! There are a ton of “Paleo-friendly” recipes on line – just brush up on your Whole30-approved ingredients and get to cookin’.
Books and Movies – Beginner
The Paleo Solution, by Robb Wolf
Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual, by Michael Pollan
The Inflammation Syndrome, by Jack Challem
Food, Inc. (documentary film)
King Corn (documentary film)
SuperSize Me (documentary film)
Fat Head (documentary film)
Books and Movies – Intermediate
The Paleo Diet, by Dr. Loren Cordain
In Defense of Food, by Michael Pollan
The Omnivore’s Dilemma, by Michael Pollan
The Future of Food (documentary film)
Books and Movies – Advanced
Good Calories, Bad Calories, by Gary Taubes
Lights Out: Sleep, Sugar and Survival, by T.S. Wiley and Bent Formby
The Ethics of What We Eat, by Peter Singer
Eating Animals, by Jonathan Safran Foer
The World According to Monsanto (documentary film)