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Are there any Whole30 meal kits?

Whole30 is a protein-rich, plant-packed and popular plan meant to jump start your health goals and kick unhealthy eating habits over the course of a month. Consistency is a key part of the Whole30 diet, and what better way to stay consistent than with handy meal kits?

There are a limited number of Whole30 meal delivery services out there to choose from, and they all make the switch to Whole30 easier. Let's break down your meal kit options for healthy, fitness-friendly eating.

Are there any Whole30 meal kits?

Whole30 is a diet and lifestyle plan that's all about transforming your eating habits within, well, 30 days. It's packed with healthy stuff -- meat, seafood, and eggs and lots vegetables and fruit. If you're interested in signing up for a Whole30 meal delivery service, we have good news and better news.

The good news is that a number of meal kits, like Paleo on the Go, do offer diet-friendly recipes and meal plans that -- while not specifically Whole30-approved -- would work perfectly well as a part of a Whole30 diet plan, thanks to similar restrictions on certain ingredients.

The better news is that there are official Whole30 meal delivery options out there for people looking for nothing less than explicit Whole30 approval. More on the Whole30 diet, diet-friendly meal delivery options, and approved Whole30 meal delivery services below.

Understanding the Whole30 approach

The Whole30 is a dedicated diet plan that cuts out sugar, alcohol and processed foods for a 30-day period. Getting rid of things like added sugars from your diet can help reduce a number of health risks such as fatty liver disease or type two diabetes

Foods and ingredients that are a no-go during a Whole30 diet plan include:

  • Added sugars
  • Alcohol
  • Grains, legumes, and dairy products
  • Products common in processed foods (carrageenan, MSG, and sulfites)
  • Baked goods and junk foods

The Whole30 diet takes a blunt approach to adjusting your diet. The aim is to develop better eating habits and reduce cravings for unhealthy foods within 30 days -- shifting your body to a "new normal," according to Whole30 cofounder Melissa Urban.

The best Whole30-approved meal kits

Two delivery services that offer Whole30-approved meal plans nationwide are Trifecta Nutrition and Fresh N Lean. 

Of the two, Trifecta Nutrition wins out in terms of meal variety. With more than 25 Whole30-approved recipes available each week, Trifecta is leading the charge for fresh and never-frozen meals made of whole, unprocessed foods and free of questionable ingredients such as refined sugars.

Trifecta Nutrition's Whole30 meals are clearly labeled and list all macronutrient information to better help subscribers stick to their 30-day goals. Most meals are also packed with healthy proteins. 

Fresh N Lean has a robust Whole30-approved meal plan that pairs well with a healthy, fitness-friendly diet. While there is a bit less variety week by week when compared to Trifecta Nutrition, Fresh N Lean makes up for this with a mix of dinner and breakfast recipes that make it easy to plan meals for an entire week.

All Fresh N Lean ingredients are organically sourced and all meals gluten free. Fresh and never-frozen meals are delivered right to your door each week, making it a breeze to stay consistent with a Whole30 diet plan all month long.

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