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Branched-Chain Amino Acids

Branched-Chain Amino Acids

The article Sleep and Weight Loss is written by the experts behind the Ideal Protein weight loss protocol and helps answer the common questions: does sleep affect weight loss? and how much sleep is enough?

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A Guided Meditation For Weight Loss: Upon Waking

A Guided Meditation For Weight Loss: Upon Waking

Meditation is a wonderful wellness practice, it promotes happiness, taking better care of ourselves, and it is even being shown to positively wire (or re-wire) parts of the brain that help you lose weight. Try this guided meditation to support you on your weight loss journey!

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Weight Loss Truths

Weight Loss Truths

Everyone knows that diet, nutrition, and fitness all play a role in weight loss, but there are a few more truths that should be taken into consideration by those starting, or on, a weight loss program.

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How to Avoid the Triggers

How to Avoid the Triggers

What is a trigger? It’s simple: A trigger is any kind of stimulus that we can have a reaction to. Triggers can be sights, smells, sounds, locations, stressful situations—even people—that break down our resistance and cause us to eat things that sabotage our weight loss efforts.

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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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Tuna Poke Bowl with Noodles Recipe

Tuna Poke Bowl with Noodles Recipe

Simple, fresh, and delicious, this Ideal Protein tuna poke bowl recipe is a fabulous lunch or dinner for anyone following a weight loss program, or any tuna poke bowl fans. If you like ginger, try mixing a little extra in with the soy sauce to serve alongside.

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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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Five Ways to Fight Sweets Cravings

Five Ways to Fight Sweets Cravings

It’s normal to crave something sweet now and then—humans are hardwired to seek sweet tastes. You
might be fighting more sweet cravings than normal right now, because of the stress related to the events
and uncertainties surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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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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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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