For those of you on the Nutrition Challenge, the cognitive dissonance can be overwhelming when taking the advice of the Whole30 versus that of conventional wisdom. There’s advice that has been given since most of us were born that is being shown to not be 100% correct. Unfortunately, many doctors went through curriculum steeped in these same teachings. Not to fault all of our medical professionals, but many find themselves too busy to read about new studies to revise their viewpoints. It behooves each and every one of us to educate ourselves to the utmost possible to avoid being given a rubber-stamped prescription for the latest pharmaceutical.
In order to help those of you who may be newer to the gym, I’ll summarize which previous posts tackle common conventional wisdom beliefs. Here are some of the most frequent offenders:
To get up to speed, check out the following posts on our site:
Nutritional Q&A 1 — whole egg consumption
Nutritional Q&A 11 — brown rice vs white rice
Debunking Conventional Myths: Cholesterol — cholesterol, whole eggs, red meat
Mr. Cholesterol & the Low-Fat Diet Craze — cholesterol, low-fat
Don’t Be a Lipophobe — dietary fat
Now if there’s a burning question where the Whole30 guidelines fly in the face of something you’ve always been told, please post it to comments! I’ll be happy to research and give you a thorough answer in a future post.
Then, 4 rounds for time:
5 Bar Muscle-ups*
* — subs are pullovers, ring muscle-ups or 2 rope climbs