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Ideal Protein includes the use of technology to help you lose weight, keep track of your progress, educate yourself, and change your life. First, go to an Ideal Protein location, pay for the program and all the meal replacements required, get acclimated, set up the technology, and follow the plan to the letter. Next, lose all the weight you need to lose on their plan, become the new you, and stay that way for life. You must stay with them. Presumably the first phase could last a very, very long time for some of us.
This second phase is to learn and master the fundamentals of healthy eating by paying for their stuff and how it impacts your body and life. You must be willing to work with the technology. The technology part of this diet is called IdealSmart Platform—a personalized Lifestyle-Building assistant designed to help you achieve your weight loss goals while in the weight-loss phase of the Ideal Protein Protocol.
The tools include access to an online IdealSmart Portal where you get your personal video coaching and support with a dieter dashboard to monitor your progress, daily coaching and support videos, and fitness and cooking videos featuring coaching, tips and tricks. The current is passed through the body and electrical impedance is measured. Using this measurement, along with height, weight, age, and gender BFP is calculated.
This app tracks meals, supplements and hydration, accesses the Ideal Protein Video Library, sets up your in-clinic appointments and set goals, and monitors progress.
The app is available for both Android and iPhone. So you set up your scale, download your app, step on your scale—barefoot, with your feet centered on the metal sensors—and remain still while the scale and the app sync. And on your phone which, once you set it all up, appears to be pretty cool. Ideal Protein says the vast majority of clients think this technology helps them better follow the Ideal Protein diet.
I plugged in a random zip code and a number of clinics popped up: Anyway, on the site—which included services from clinical hypnotherapy to weight loss—the Ideal Protein program at this center had a different name: In order to sign up, I would have needed to call and make an appointment to come in to the clinic and have a consultation—which I expect would have been a hard sell.
I did not do that. But I nonetheless wanted to know exactly what this diet is and how much it cost, so I searched until I found a clinic website that included price.
You take a multivitamin, calcium-magnesium supplement, a potassium citrate supplement, an omega-3 supplement, amino acids powder, and Ideal salt. But we do learn that the meal replacements are not optional. During the first phase you will be eating three of the Ideal Protein foods and your own dinner—which is just 8 ounces of lean protein and vegetables. And you stay in this phase until you have lost your weight. Imagine someone needing to lose a hundred pounds or more? I always read the disclaimer on a weight loss website.
You learn a lot: You must use their meal replacements during the first phase—which could last a few months, or a year or more. I did find nutrition labels for some meal replacement foods, like the Triple Chocolate Wafers. But it has, wow, 16 grams of protein.
So does three-quarters of a cup of cottage cheese, at calories and 7. With a visible ingredients list. I located a lot more labels, but none included the actual ingredients; just nutrition info.
This one from a center in Groton, Connecticut. This diet—or, actually, complete lifestyle change—purports to be medically sound and created in response to the obesity epidemic. When the American Medical Association AMA recognized obesity as a disease, more and more of these medically-created or supervised kinds of diets and clinics began popping up everywhere. In this case, the clinics, practices, or pharmacies already exist, and they sign on to add Ideal Protein program as an adjunct making money for all.
But science and nutritional experts generally agree that some meal replacements may be okay. And in general, experts say high-protein diets like Ideal Protein are okay for already healthy people.
The Mayo Clinic says while diets like this may help with weight loss, the jury is still out on the long-term safety of high-protein-low-carb-low-fat diets because of health concerns. And side effects including headache and constipation. Plus, they say, high-protein diets may hurt people with kidney disease. Their suggestion is to cut out bad carbs—processed ones—and replace them with whole grains and good carb-rich vegetables. They also say that a restrictive diet is not sustainable: The best eating plan is one that you can stick to long-term.
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There is no exact postal address of the company's headquarters. I have found interesting piece of information that the program initially started as a weight-loss support group in the house of its founder. Probably, this is the reason why community support still exists.
Is It a Scam? The manufacturer promises that you can track your diet and activity. Also the program offers thousands of tasty recipes where you will have an opportunity to find new ideas depending on what you like to eat.
You can also track your weight easily, as well as set goals, share your victories and check whether you have any progress in your weight loss process. Then you will need to synchronize your fitness device to track your physical activity and the company promises to convert that exercise into FitPoints.
Weight Watchers Online Plus is claimed to have a balanced approach to weight loss and its dietary plan promises to make weight reduction steady and healthy. The company doesn't offer any prepackaged meals and does not set any food limits. The plan intends to teach the user how to choose healthy food and be active. The program claims to provide you with calorie value of every food. The program works through creating a calorie deficit taking into account that table with foods' values.
It contradicts the company's claim that you can eat what you want. How can I limit my calorie intake if I like to eat sugary products, for example? Even if Weight Watchers does not prohibit any products, it is very doubtful that you manage to lose weight while eating your favourite hamburgers. In any case, the company claims to offer the most sustainable plans which are meant to help you lose extra weight.
Probably, this will become possible only if you learn how to use the points system for you to choose the products every day. As it was already mentioned, when you sign up online, you will get access to a few tools that are designed to change you lifestyle.