Episode 095: The Pros and Cons of the Whole30 and other elimination protocols with Dana Monsees, LDN

If there is one person to break through the diet BS and share the real and raw when it comes to nutrition, it's Dana Monsees. A dietitian-nutritionist, body image coach- and former Whole30 coach, Dana is passionate about helping women find freedom with food and their bodies, but also health. In this episode Dana shares incredible wisdom through her own story of finding freedom from chronic dieting and constant elimination protocols- but also to share the nitty gritty, the pros and cons of programs like the Whole30 and other elimination protocols- and she shares exactly that. We talked about: - Dana's story of finding food and body freedom - The real motivation for most people starting elimination protocols - Why the focus on weight loss doesn't equate to long-term change - When it's appropriate to do an elimination protocol- when it's helpful and how to do it safely

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About my guest: Dana Monsees, MS, CNS, LDN is a Dietitian-Nutritionist and Body Image Coach teaching women how to heal their relationship with food and their bodies and break the diet cycle for good. She is the creator of Real Food with Dana, and the host of the popular Real Talk with Dana podcast, where she and her guests break down no-BS nutrition science, body image, health inclusivity and reclaiming your power. Dana's website Dana's instagram The Real Talk with Dana Podcast My episodes on the Real Talk with Dana Podcast: Part 1 Part 2

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