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How To Implement New Habits Into Your Life

How To Implement New Habits Into Your Life

Whether you’re on your journey to lose weight or are trying to increase your overall health, with a small amount of discipline you can create a new habit that requires little effort to maintain, and can dramatically increase your quality of life.

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Start With a Plan: Meal Planning Basics to Help You on Your Weight Loss Journey

Start With a Plan: Meal Planning Basics to Help You on Your Weight Loss Journey

Planning what you’ll eat in advance and cooking at home are skills that will help you both reach your weight loss goal and maintain your new weight. During Phase 1 of the Ideal Protein protocol, your meal planning will be made easier because many of your meals and snacks will be based around Ideal Protein foods. Even so, if you sit down for a few minutes and plan out your meals and snacks in advance, it will be easier for you to stay on protocol.

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How To Detox From Sugar

How To Detox From Sugar

Have you heard? Sugar is the new fat. We’ve been brainwashed into thinking that fat is bad, but as it turns out it’s sugar, not fat, that makes you sick and overweight.

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The Basics of Reading Food Labels

The Basics of Reading Food Labels

Learning how to read food labels will help you make choices that fit your healthy eating goals. You’ll find this helpful not only while trying to lose weight, but also when you move on to maintaining your weight loss.

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Citrus Zucchini Waffle Recipe

Citrus Zucchini Waffle Recipe

Looking for a new brunch idea? These grain-free Zucchini Lemon Waffles are a must-try! They’re the perfect blend of savoury and sweet, super easy to make and delicious start to the day.

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Ease into Exercise

Ease into Exercise

One of the casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a sense of normal routine. If you’re working at home, and the kids are underfoot because their summer activities have been cancelled, you may have found that you’re not moving as much as you did before.

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Tips for Handling Emotional Distress

Tips for Handling Emotional Distress

If you’re feeling well… like you don’t even know what you’re feeling, you’re not alone. We’re learning to navigate and adapt in real-time to a world that feels foreign. It’s normal to feel adrift ..

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Food Journaling 101: Write Your Way to Weight Loss

Food Journaling 101: Write Your Way to Weight Loss

You may have resisted keeping a food journal in the past because it sounded too time-consuming or complicated. With COVID-19 concerns keeping you closer to home, this just might be the time to give it a try. Plus, it’s super easy to record your Ideal Protein Phase 1 meals, snacks, and drinks—all the information you need is right on the labels, and servings are measured out for you.

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What You Need To Know About Sugar

What You Need To Know About Sugar

Let’s talk about sugar and its effect on weight loss. It’s becoming more well known that sugar is addictive, but there isn’t too much information out there about what to do about it..

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Cucumber Quinoa Salad

Cucumber Quinoa Salad

This cucumber quinoa salad is refreshing, crisp, delicious and Ideal Protein phase 2/3 friendly. If that wasn’t enough reason to try this recipe, cucumbers are also great for the skin!

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Is your body always craving carbs or sugar?

Is your body always craving carbs or sugar?

Higher-sugar, higher-glycemic foods are addictive in the same way as cocaine and heroin. In the vast majority of cases, certain types of food -processed foods made of sugar, fat, and salt combined in ways kept secret by the food industry- are addictive, and we are biologically wired to crave these foods and eat as much of them as possible. It’s no wonder so many people feel trapped!

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Meatloaf Recipe

Meatloaf Recipe

This Meatloaf (or Meatball) Recipe from Vital Body coach Em is irresistibly tender and juicy; the sweet and tangy glaze adds amazing flavour to a classic dish!

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Apple Danish Recipe

Apple Danish Recipe

This Apple Danish recipe was created for those following the Ideal Protein protocol but can be enjoyed by anyone on a ketogenic weight loss program.

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Egg Roll Recipe

Egg Roll Recipe

This egg roll recipe is Ideal Protein Phase 1 compatible and absolutely delicious. Make them as a snack or starter today!

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Kimchi Fried Rice Recipe

Kimchi Fried Rice Recipe

The holidays are here, if you have any virtual dinner parties coming up we have the perfect, high-flavour, low-effort dish that will definitely impress, even over zoom —Kimchi fried rice. It isn’t just delicious, it also contains good-for-your-gut flora—helpful probiotic cultures that feed your body’s microbiome.

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Zucchini Chips Recipe

Zucchini Chips Recipe

We’re excited to share this healthy, baked, zucchini chip recipe with you. They’re a must-try for anyone following a low carb or ketogenic weight loss protocol.

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Cream Cheese, Olive, & Nut Stuffed Celery Recipe

Cream Cheese, Olive, & Nut Stuffed Celery Recipe

Looking for a savoury snack, a great appetizer, or a recipe for family gatherings? This cream cheese, olive and nut stuffed celery recipe from Janevas Low Carb Lifestyle cookbook is perfect for all of the above. Try it on Phase 3 of the Ideal Protein protocol or while in the maintenance stage of your weight loss program.

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Rustic Italian Rolls Recipe

Rustic Italian Rolls Recipe

These Rustic Italian Rolls are from Janeva’s Phase 3 cookbook. She isn’t lying when she says “they are so good you may just wonder why you didn’t make a double batch,” try them yourself!

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Gourmet Mushroom Soup

Gourmet Mushroom Soup

On a fall night, nothing beats a great soup. Comforting and delicious, this gourmet mushroom soup recipe from coach Beverly is a must-try, especially for those following the Ideal Protein protocol or trying to lose weight.

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Debunking Weight Loss Myths

Debunking Weight Loss Myths

Many people rely on the Internet for information on losing weight. There’s so much information on weight loss out there that it’s easy to get confused. To help you separate fact from fiction when it comes to successful weight loss, we’ve debunked some of the more common weight loss myths that can ultimately affect your weight loss journey.

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Turkey Cabbage Rolls

Turkey Cabbage Rolls

Looking to shake things up a bit this Thanksgiving? Give this Turkey Cabbage Roll recipe a try, it’s Ideal Protein phase one compliant, perfect for weight loss.

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Tips for Thanksgiving Success

Tips for Thanksgiving Success

Thanksgiving is a challenge if you’re on program and can also be a challenge in Maintenance.
Even though you can count it as an indulgence day it’s good to keep best practices in mind.
We have a few tips and recipes that will help you stay on track.

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Mockamole

Mockamole

This mockamole recipe is the perfect low carb, low fat, guacamole alternative. It’s delicious and Ideal Protein Phase 1 friendly!

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Ideal Protein vs. Keto

Ideal Protein vs. Keto

If you or someone you know is interested in trying a proven a ketogenic diet and haven’t seen success with Keto, the Ideal Protein protocol might be the weight loss solution you’re looking for.

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Blueberry Muffin Recipe

Blueberry Muffin Recipe

IDEAL PROTEIN PHASE 1 2 & 3 | SERVING SIZE: SINGLE (2 MUFFINS) | BAKE TIME: 10-15 MIN Ingredients: 1 packet Blueberry Muffin Mix (dry no water) 1 tsp olive oil 1 whole egg (reduce dinner protein by 2 oz) 1/2 - 1...

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Broccoli Salad Recipe

Broccoli Salad Recipe

IDEAL PROTEIN PHASE 1, 2 & 3 | SERVING: SINGLE (1 PERSON) | COOK TIME: 20 MIN (TOTAL TIME: 1 HOUR 2 MIN) Ingredients: 2 cups broccoli cut into bite-size florets 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 2 tsp extra virgin olive...

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Blackened Snapper Recipe

Blackened Snapper Recipe

IDEAL PROTEIN PHASE 1 2 & 3 | SERVING: SINGLE [1 PERSON] | COOK TIME: 15 MIN Ingredients: 6-8oz red snapper fillet 1 tsp olive oil 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp mustard powder 1/4 tsp thyme,...

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