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Ideal Protein


The Ideal Protein Weight Loss Method is a medically designed partial-meal replacement protocol that results in fat loss while sparing muscle mass. The protocol was developed 25 years ago by Dr. Tan Tien Chanh, MD, PhD, who focused his career and research on nutrition with a particular emphasis on the treatment of obesity and obesity related issues.

Studies show 80% of dieters are do-it-yourselfers; they bounce from one diet to the next. Unfortunately, solely focusing on rapid weight loss only provides a temporary solution to lifelong weight problems. If you’re like most people, you’ve probably tried a number of dieting options (maybe you feel like you have tried them all), but none have given you the long term results you want or deserve. That’s because the only solution to achieving a stable weight after dieting is a weight loss program that teaches dieters smarter lifestyle choices. The Ideal Protein Weight Loss Method does just that. Our program come in 4 phases. Phases 1 and 2 focus on weight loss. Phases 3 and 4 concentrate on weight management. During the latter phases, our weight loss coaches empower dieters with the knowledge to develop better eating habits that help them sustain a stable weight after dieting.



  • Primarily promotes fat loss while supporting muscle mass
  • Education for post diet weight maintenance
  • Losing weight can improve overall well being
  • Medically developed, sensible weight loss protocol
  • Over 50 delicious meals to choose from
  • One-on-one professional support


  • Weekly weight and body measurements with your coach
  • Weekly coaching sessions for educational support and motivation
  • Access to a network of online support

  • Improved energy and reduced cravings, usually by the 4trh or 5th day.
  • Attainment and maintenance of your goal weight.
  • Gaining an understanding of how food effects and is utilized by the body.


The Ideal Protein Protocol allows you to lose weight with minimal effort. With the convenience of Ideal Protein foods, you have the option of keeping it simple or getting as creative as you like with the help of Ideal Protein cookbooks and recipes.

Phase 1 – You start out using Ideal Protein foods as the basis of 2 out of your 3 meals, plus a snack.
Phase 2 – You reduce the Ideal Protein foods to 2 per day for 2 weeks.
Phase 3 – For weight loss stabilization, you will re-introduce moderate amounts of carbohydrates and fats to your diet for 14 days. You have only 1 Ideal Protein food per day with 2 other meals and a snack.
Phase 4 – You continue to eat the way you have learned in Phase 3, choosing healthy foods, now also choosing the right combinations of foods for keeping the weight off long term. Continued use of Ideal Protein foods is optional.


If you’re tired of bouncing from one fad diet to another and frustrated with results that do not last, contact us today to register for one of our Ideal Protein Open Houses!

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Angie Manzo
Angie Manzo

Meet your coach!

My Name is Angie Manzo. I had tried many diets before and nothing seemed to help in the long term. I lost over 50 pounds on Ideal Protein in 15 weeks. I was super excited to see the weight just melting away. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to help and encourage patients achieve their weight loss goals. Ideal Protein has changed my life and many of my patients here at Desert Sky. It is my honor to be a support for you on your weight loss journey.

Never been handled by more caring staff or Drs/midwife! I've had two children with regular OB's and I had my third baby with Angela and it was such a perfect situation that it brought tears to my eyes! If you're thinking about a midwife but not ready for or can't afford a home birth, this is a wonderful option! - LG