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The Protocol

Our medically developed weight loss protocol and smarter lifestyle choices education offers dieters what they really want…a structured program that can put an end to constant dieting.


Increase Your Overall Well Being by Learning Smarter, Sustainable Lifestyle Choices

Dieting Shouldn’t go on Forever

Ideal Protein is a medically developed weight loss method that targets fat loss while supporting lean body mass including muscles, bones and other tissues. Over 20 years of evolution have gone into the 4 phase Ideal Protein Protocol:

  • Phase 1: With the assistance of your weight loss coach (you receive one-on-one weekly coaching), you will follow phase 1 until you have reached 100% of your weight loss goal.
  • Phase 2: The amount of Ideal Protein foods is reduced to 2 per day. You will only be on phase 2 for a maximum of 2 weeks.
  • Phase 3: Weight loss stabilization. You will re-introduce moderate amounts of healthy fats and carbohydrates to your diet for 14 days (in the morning only).
  • Phase 4: You will begin applying the smarter eating education taught by your personal weight loss coach. This knowledge will assist you in making smarter lifestyle choices after dieting.

Why 4 phases? Why not stop after weight loss? Anyone can lose weight…learning how you can maintain a stable weight should be your ultimate goal. To achieve your weight loss goals and maintain the results, a weight loss program must empower dieters with the knowledge to develop balanced eating habits and smarter, sustainable lifestyle choices. This is the Ideal Protein difference.

Our medically developed dieting protocol can help you achieve your weight loss goals and teach you how to maintain a balanced weight after dieting. Click here to find out more.

If You Make a Commitment to Losing Your Excess Pounds, The Weigh To Health! LLC will Help You Accomplish Your Goals and Teach You How to Maintain a Stable Weight

Valerie Noel, RN, BSN: Executive Director and Nutritional Coach

As a registered nurse with 35 years of experience ranging from Newborn Intensive Care & High Risk Obstetrics to Infertility and Oncology, Val has had a long-term interest in “food as medicine.” In her career, she has experienced the impact of insulin resistance on her patients, and has grown to appreciate the link between insulin resistance and diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol, infertility and multiple cancers.

After serving six years as a Nutritional Educator and Clinical Coordinator for a large outpatient cancer center, she committed to “disease prevention” and opened The Weigh to Health! Weight Loss and Wellness clinics. She is dedicated to helping her clients achieve their weight loss, and empowering them with the knowledge and experience to sustain their results.

Kathleen Trainor Grieve RN, BSN, MHA, CCM: Nutritional Coach

Kathleen has more than twenty years experience in nursing, healthcare administration, and case/disease management. She was one of the seven original nurses to implement the John Hopkins School of Public Health Guided Care Model in which she partnered with five primary care physicians to care for their most complex, high-risk older outpatients to improve quality of healthcare, quality of life, and efficiency of healthcare. She also served on the Stakeholders Advisory Committee for Guided Care and has spoken nationally and internationally on this project.

Kathleen is an instructor with The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, facilitating their online Guided Care course. She has also served on a committee developing the ANCC exam which leads to a certificate in Guided Care, and is a successful Ideal Protein Weight Loss dieter.

Additionally, Kathleen has been on multiple medical mission trips to Third World countries where she assisted in setting up ambulatory clinics and treating adult and pediatric patients.


Maria Pelikan, RN, BSN: Nutritional Coach

Maria brings to the team…. years of experience as a registered nurse, with a special interest in nutrition and herbal medicine. She is an accomplished tri-athlete, and shares with us her commitment to coaching dieters to achieve weight loss and wellness goals, as she did herself with Ideal Protein.




Crystal McKnew: Nutritional Coach

After retiring from a satisfying career in the business world as an administrative assistant, Crystal joins us as a successful Ideal Protein dieter and Nutritional Coach. In her words, Crystal enjoys “paying it forward”, and assisting others achieve the same satisfaction and sense of wellness that she experience with the program.





Call Now 443-458-5381 and Ask Us About Your Initial Weight Loss Assessment…Our Medically Derived Weight Loss Protocol can be Tailored to Any Individual, Regardless of How Many Pounds You’re Looking to Lose.


The Weigh To Health! LLC is Authorized to Use the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Protocol and Products. The testimonials on this website are those of the individual that is identified, you should not necessarily expect to receive these results. Typical results vary from person to person and individual to individual when the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Protocol is followed properly. You should consult your physician or other health care professional before starting this or any other diet program to determine if it is right for your needs.

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