Food Freedom Forever: Longevity Book Club

The Longevity team shares their favorite new books with you in this article. This one features Food Freedom Forever by Melissa Hartwig.

What is food freedom?” you may ask. This concept refers to giving up your obsession with calorie counting, nutrition restriction and the scales. It means understanding the impact that different food types have on your health. It means eating in a way that is truly healthy – for both your body and your mind. No stress, no shame – just health. Click here to find out exactly why nutrition has such an enormous effect on your health.

Hartwig started the Whole30 programme, which has taken the Internet by storm. It’s a 30-day challenge that asks you to focus on making good nutrition choices and eliminating food types which may be negatively impacting on your energy levels, causing you aches and pains, and preventing you from losing weight. However, this programme is not meant to last for more than 30 days. Its purpose is to act as a restart button, allowing you to detox, heal and reset.

So, the question is: “What next?” This book is Hartwig’s answer.

What makes this a good read?

Our society is in the grips of unhealthy eating practice. It has gone so far that most of us are simply unaware of how unhealthy
the average diet is. We have learnt a new “normal”, which has skewed our ability to separate the healthy from the unhealthy. We all need a paradigm shift, and that is what this book provides. In it you will find a simple, three-part plan that will help you to discover long-term food freedom for yourself. This plan will help you to stay balanced, satisfied and healthy. By the last page you will be able to create a detailed, personalized healthy eating plan that will help you to maintain a healthy
relationship with food for the rest of your life. Want to find easy-to-make, healthy recipes that will provide you with all the nutrients you need? Click on the link for our Barefoot in the Kitchen section, and our favorite chefs will show you how to prepare them too.