A Calorie is a Calorie…. Or is it?

We have long thought that obesity can simply be blamed on a caloric imbalance. We’ve all heard it, “Eat less, move more”.  For over 30 years a low fat diet high in carbohydrates has been touted as the way to health. Yet, as Jason Fung MD notes in his book The Obesity Code, from 1985-2001 obesity in Canada has tripled and type 2 diabetes continues to rise. It seems we persist in treating the problems caused by obesity, like diabetes and high blood pressure, rather than correcting the root cause. Calories have different metabolic responses in the body; a calorie of olive oil will … Continue reading A Calorie is a Calorie…. Or is it?

Not Another Fad Diet: Lifestyle Management You Can Have Confidence In!

Not to get too technical, but Ideal Protein is da bomb! It is no longer a question of whether ketogenic diets work or not, it is about how you want to apply this optimal weight loss technique to your life. With Ideal Protein’s superior quality products and easy to follow program, the answer is obvious. While most of us cannot do extensive testing on supplements to ensure quality and effectiveness, our Canadian Military has done such testing. Not only are they considering the Ideal Protein protocol for weight management, but they have already incorporated Ideal Protein products as their supplement … Continue reading Not Another Fad Diet: Lifestyle Management You Can Have Confidence In!