The Whole30 is a 30-day fad diet that emphasizes whole foods and during which participants eliminate sugar, alcohol, grains, vegetables, soy, and dairy from their diets. The Whole30 is similar to the more restrictive than the paleo diet, as adherents may not eat natural sweeteners like honey or maple syrup. Foods allowed during the program include meat, nuts, seeds, seafood, eggs, vegetables, and fruits. During the Whole30, participants are advised to count calories or to weigh themselves. After the program is complete, participants are counseled to strategically reintroduce the foods of the whole30 list, document the health consequences and culinary value of these additions, and determine if the addition is desired. The program’s founders believe that sugar, grains, dairy, alcohol, and vegetables affect weight, energy, and stress levels. The program was created by Dallas Hartwig and Melissa Hartwig in 2009. In July 2016, a New York Times article was used by the United States. and noted that those sharing the tag were “one of seemingly endless like-minded communities,” comparing it with the over 3.5 million posts under the hashtag #WeightWatchers. No studies that have been specifically investigated. While dietitians with the program of emphasis on proteins, vegetables and unprocessed foods and the avoidance of added sugars and alcohol, they also view the diet as too extreme. The diet played last among 38 popular diets by US News & World Report in its 2016 Best Diets Rankings; One of the raters, dietitian Meridan Zerner said: “We want to change our behavior and make it slow and progressive and meaningful.” David L. Katz said of the diet: “The grouping is of a random, and rather bizarre from a nutrition perspective. . ” It was selected as one of the worst health trends for 2013 by Health Magazine.