FREQUENTELY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I lose my fat?
This is a question asked by many, many people. It is the number one search phrase for weight loss. Unfortunately millions of different search results come up and it’s hard to know where to start.
The standard ‘calories in, calories out’ approach just doesn’t work. Generally half the weight loss you see on the scale is muscle. For example, a 20 pound weight loss probably means 10 pounds of fat and unfortunately 10 pounds of muscle loss. Muscle is the engine that burns calories so it's vital to maintain muscle to keep the weight off.
A diet that incorporates a muscle sparing fat burning protocol, using a low fat and low carbohydrate plan, combined with protein packed meal replacements puts you into a fat burning mode. Adding weekly support and accountability has been shown to work the best for weight loss and long-term weight management. The Ideal Protein program does just that.
What is a DIY keto diet and how is Ideal Protein different?
Most have heard about the high fat DIY keto diets that are all over the internet. What a lot of people don’t understand is that ketosis is simply a physiological state the body is in, where is it burning fat for fuel instead of carbohydrates or proteins.
This fat includes dietary sources of fat. If you want your body to be using its own stores of fat in order to lose your own body fat quickly, eating high amounts of outside sources of fat just doesn’t make sense! It will slow down burning your own fat for fuel which will slow down your weight loss.
Ideal Protein is a low fat, low carb weight loss program that turns up the bodies metabolism to burn fat fast.
How long will I need to be on Phase 1 and get to my weight loss goal?
The length of time on protocol will depend on how much weight you have to lose.
Typical results vary up to 6 and 8 pounds during the first two weeks and an average of 2 to 3 pounds per week for women and 3 to 5 pounds a week for men thereafter when the protocol is followed properly. Individual results will vary.
Will I keep the weight off after the program?
We understand that losing weight is not easy, but keeping it off is usually the hardest part! We are a 3 phase protocol. Phase one you get to your weight loss goal. During Phase 2 we help you stabilize the weight by introducing complex carbohydrate and dietary sources of fat back into your diet while monitoring what combination of carbs, fats and proteins works best to maintain your goal weight. Phase 3 is your new new lifestyle. It's a series for 17 appointments over the 12 month period, the first year can be tough, we are here to support you!