Typical results vary up to 6 and 8 pounds lost during the first two weeks and up to 2 pounds per week thereafter when the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Protocol is followed properly.
OCCASIONAL VEGETABLES – Maximum 4 cups per week – Measure before cooking Beans (green and wax), Brussels sprouts, eggplant, heart of palm, rutabaga, snow peas, tomatillo, tomatoes (all).
Why is diet soda discouraged during the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Method? All diet drinks (i.e. sugar-free, carb-free) are NOT contraindicated on the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Method.
The Ideal Protein meal replacement packets provide ~20 gm net carbs per day and the “selected vegetables” and “raw vegetables and lettuce”provide ~ 20 gm net carbs per day. Total net carbs are ~40 gm / day.
Once you reach phase 3, you ‘re allowed fruit , oils, dairy and complex carbs, such as whole-grain breads. The Ideal Protein Diet prohibits foods such as pasta, root vegetables, fruit , dairy and nuts. However, it allows more flexibility in its later phases.
Drinking is a very social and can be a very enjoyable activity and despite what the magazines tell you , yes you CAN drink even while on a diet. (Just not during Phase 1 of the Ideal Protein diet though..)
4) Is exercise allowed during Ideal Protein ? Yes, but only to a certain extent. After the first 2 weeks on the protocol, light exercise is encouraged. Ideal Protein is considered a low-calorie plan, so moderate to heavy exercise has the potential to cause muscle loss, which is not the goal.
Ideal Protein is not cheap, but for me – it was worth it . Most of the centers have you put down $399 initially, which includes the first week of food, products and coaching fees (remember, you have on-going weekly appointments). Then it’s $99 a week after that for food and supplements.
Restricted Foods: Only 1 of the following Ideal Protein Foods are permitted per day; All Bars, Brownie, Apple Soy Puffs, Chili , Southwest Cheese Curls, Dill Pickle Zippers, White Cheddar Ridges. The Solid Chocolate Raspberry bar is limited to ONCE PER WEEK!
In general, it should take you 2–4 days to enter ketosis . However, some people may find they need a week or longer. The time it takes depends on various factors, such as your age, metabolism, exercise level, and current carb, protein , and fat intake.
Does insurance cover Ideal Protein ? Unfortunately no, insurance plans do not cover food products. Payment is by credit or debit card.
The protocol is very alkaline and this is why we do not see complications common to other ” protein type diets .” Some diet drinks ( crystal light for example) are mixed with water and these are acceptable.
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Best Ideal Protein Foods Ideal Protein Pancake Mix. Ideal Protein Chocolate Drink Mix. Ideal Protein Mac and Cheese Mix.
Increased focus and energy. People often report brain fog, tiredness and feeling sick when first starting a very low-carb diet. This is termed the “low carb flu” or “keto flu.” However, long-term ketogenic dieters often report increased focus and energy.