The protein diet is a safe and effective weight loss program, which is performed under strict medical supervision. The key goal is to maintain the weight loss goal reached thanks to the re-educational phases of the diet.
During the initial stages, the protein diet consists of a protein nutrition that provides you with necessary daily amounts of proteins with high biological value in the form of Protekal protein meals. After the completion of the first phase, during the re-educational phases in which normal (non-Protekal foods) are gradually added, until a completely balanced diet is achieved.
No. The patient is under medical supervision and guidance throughout the course of the diet. Doctors advise if the patient is suitable to start the protein diet.
There are age restrictions. Those between age 16 and 65 can participate in all phases. Ages under 16 and over 65 cannot participate in active phases, however they can do other phases to achieve the desired results, through combination of Protekal protein meals and normal foods.
As our diet is medical, it is primarily intended to preserve and improve the health and therefore it is adjusted individually for each patient. Breastfeeding mothers are on a special program, in which we ensure there will be enough nutrients for the development of the newborn and will be without any unnecessary calories that will give mothers a successful loss of excess weight.
As our diet is medical, it is primarily intended to preserve and improve the health and therefore it is adjusted individually for each patient. Pregnant women are on a special program, in which we ensure there will be enough nutrients for the development of the infant and will be without any unnecessary calories that will give pregnant women a successful loss of excess weight.
How many kilograms you will lose, largely depends on your metabolism. We are confident that you will lose more kilograms with this diet than with any other diet, and that the program burns fats in the places where fat is most present. According to our experience we can say that patients lose at least 7-10 kg in the first month, but we also have patients who have lost 23 kg.
Ketone bodies are substances that are released second to third day of Protekal diet. Ketone bodies are the result of the low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet. If ketone bodies are produces it means that the body used its carbohydrate stores and is now metabolizing fat for energy yield. Ketone bodies will make you feel energised, satisfied and due to its psycho stimulative effect you will not feel fatigued. In addition the diet is supplemented with essential vitamins and minerals prescribed by our Protekal doctor.
Check-ups every two weeks are necessary to check your health, to evaluate the progress of the diet itself, evaluation the possible adjustments, as well as progress the diet and supplementation to next phase as necessary.
Yes, a medical examination is necessary, consisting of mainly blood tests an urine sample, so that the doctor can evaluate your health, your metabolism and determine your suitability for the program.
Your doctor will estimate your protein and vegetable intake according to your height and weight. There is a feeling of satiety with ketosis itself, but that does not mean that you can reduce meals on your own, because it can cause health complications.
We advised to consult your doctor. Do not continue to eat according to the prescribed diet. It is important that you do not attempt by yourself to return to ketosis.
Your Protekal doctor will prescribed diet plan. The tastes are different so choose the food according to your own taste.
Due to the specificity of food keeping and storage we are not able to allow the returned food to be sold to another patient, because then we cannot guarantee for its safeness.
The authorization is prescribed by the doctor and determines exactly how many meals do you need in a certain period of time, in the phase you are. It represents your right to buy a certain number of sachets until the next checkup.
There are many advantages. Excess weight is lost rapidly, you will not have the urge to eat and you will feel energised. The Diet promotes maintenance of muscle mass, helps regulate blood sugar, cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood.
They contain proteins of high biological value derived from milk, soy, peas and egg whites. They also contain minimal amounts of carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins.
Due to the nature of work we may sometimes be in situations where we need to eat in restaurants. Of course, in situations where you have to eat in a restaurant, instead of a sachets you can eat a certain type of meat or fish on the grill, salad or prepared vegetables. This should be in consultation with your doctor, who will give you detailed instructions.
If you have passed all phases of the diet, including reductive phases you already adopted new habits. Your body will not have as strong appetite as it had before the diet. You will now how to choose foods in order to maintain your ideal weight.
During the diet you will take the necessary minerals and vitamins so that there is no deficiency and thus you will maintain good health.