Ideal Protein, Phase 1

Phase 1: To Be Followed Until 100% of Your Weight-Loss Goal is Achieved.


  • Begin Drinking Water
  • 1 Ideal Protein Food
  • (Optional) Coffee/Tea with
  • 1 oz of Skim Milk
  • 1 Natura Multi-Vita
  • 1 Natura Potassium-
  • Calcium

*Sweetener Permitted. Serving size must be respected with no more/no less than indicated.


  • Continue Drinking Water
  • 1 Ideal Protein Food
  • *2 Cups of Select Vegetables &
  • Unlimited Lettuce
  • Use Sea Salt with Your Meal



  • Continue Drinking Water
  • 8 oz of Fish, Seafood Beef, Poultry, Pork or Veal
  • *2 Cups of Select Vegetables & Unlimited Lettuce
  • Use Sea Salt with Your Meal
  • 2 Natura Cal-Mag
  • 1 Natura Multi-Vita



  • Continue Drinking Water
  • 1 Ideal Protein Food
  • 2 Natura Cal-Mag


Compulsory Daily Additions

  • 1/4 Teaspoon of Sea Salt
  • 64 oz. of Water (minimum)
  • 1-2 Teaspoons of Olive Oil or Grape
  • Seed Extract Oil
  • Ideal Protein Supplements
  • 2 Natura Multi-Vita (with food)
  • 4 Natura Cal-Mag
  • 1 Natura Potassium-Calcium (with food)
  • Please Note: Natura Omega III, Anti-Oxy & Enzymes are strongly recommended in all phases
  • If you are starting your 4th week of the Protocol, please speak to your Coach about Novi-Cleanse


Dinner Protein

(Suggested Options) – No frying or breading permitted. Fish: Anchovy, Bass, Catfish, Cod, Grouper, Haddock, Halibut, Hake, Mahi-Mahi, Monk Fish, Pike, Perch, Red Snapper, Redfish, Sea Bass, Shark, Smelt, Sole, Sword Fish, Tilapia, Tuna (Red Tuna-1 x per week) Trout, Turbot, Whiting, Walleye, Wild Salmon (1 x per week) Seafood: Crab, Crawfish, Clams, Lobster, Mussels, Oysters, Shrimp, Scampi, Scallops (4 large), Squid Beef: Flank Steak, (extra-lean) Ground Beef, Rump Steak, Roast, Sirloin, Round, Tournedos, Tenderloin Veal: Breast, Cutlet, Inside Round Steak, Rib, Shank, Shoulder, Tenderloin Poultry: (skinless) Chicken, Fowl, Quails, Turkey, 4 Egg Whites and 2 Egg Yolks, Wild Birds Pork: Fat-Free Cooked Ham, Pork Tenderloin Other: Bison, Deer, Elk, Frog’s Legs, Kidney, Liver, Ostrich, Rabbit, Tofu (plain)


Select: Algae, Alfalfa, Asparagus, Arugula, Bell Peppers, Broccoli, Bean Sprouts, Cauliflower, Cabbage (red, pak choi, bok choy), Celery, Celeriac, Chicory, Collards, Cress, Cucumbers, Dill Pickles, Endive, Fennel, Field Salad, Green Onions, Jicama, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Mushrooms, Okra, Onions (raw only), Hot Peppers, Radicchio, Radish, Rhubarb, Rutabaga, Sauerkraut, Sorrel, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Turnip, Watercress, Zucchini



Not permitted: Artichoke, Avocado, Beets, Carrots, Chick Peas, Corn, Olives, Parsnips, Peas, (all) Potatoes, Pumpkin, Sweet Corn, Squash, Yams


(You may only choose two items per week from this list): Brussels sprouts, Beans (Green & Wax), Eggplant, Palm Hearts, Snow Peas, Swede, Tomato


Apple Cider Vinegar, Fine Herbs, Garlic, Ginger, Lemon, Lemon Grass, Hot Mustard, Hot Sauce, Soya Sauce, Spices (MSG Free/No Carbs), Tamari Sauce, White Vinegar – NO BALSAMIC or REDWINE VINEGAR!!

Restricted Foods – only 1 of the following Ideal Protein Foods are permitted per day: All Bars, Soy Puffs, Chili, Oatmeal, Pancakes, Soy Nuts, Salt and Vinegar & BBQ Ridges, Southwest Cheese Curls, Dill pickle Zippers, Chocolate Chip Cookies, White cheddar Ridges (Spaghetti is permitted a maximum of 2 times per week)

IMPORTANT – Anything that is not included on this sheet must contain zero carb, zero fat and zero sugar.

Meal ideas with or without Ideal Protein Gourmet Foods can be found in Chef Verati’s My Ideal Recipes.