I have always been the type of person that loves sweet and salty snacks, so dieting was hard.  The great thing about Ideal Protein is that I feel like I can still have those in the evening.  Dill pickle zippers, strawberry wafers, BBQ Crisps?  All things that I can have!  I've also been introduced to so many more vegetables (zucchini!) plus new ways to eat the vegetables I love (green soup, cauliflower soup).  It keeps things interesting and I don't feel like I am in a rut eating the same things day in and day out like some other diets I have tried.  Having a coach to touch base with is great as well.  Helping me overcome hurdles, supportive, new ideas.  It all helps in my success.


As a long-distance runner and overall active person, I was used to eating fairly clean as well as indulging in my favourite vices.  I'll admit, being an runner, I was a bit of a "Carb-Junkie".  I was also used to eating as much as I wanted whenever.  I never believed in diets.  However, one day as I was completing a 30 km run with more on my body frame than I could easily carry, it occurred to me that there must be something more to being fit than exercise.  My neighbours had recently tried the Ideal Protein diet and both got excellent results.  So, I decided to go to an information session about the program and began to learn all about the Ideal Protein approach.  It isn't a fad diet.  Ideal Protein seemed to be to me,  a correction in the way we eat.  From the types of foods we are consuming, to when we are consuming the food and how we are combining the food along with proper portioning.  There are four phases:  a weight-loss phase, a stabilization phase; a re-introductory of good carbohydrate phase; and the phase of maintenance or the rest of your life.  I discovered that being fit overall not only required exercise but an educated awareness of what we are consuming.  Ideal Protein has helped me achieve my overall fitness goals and educated me to make better choices for my health for the rest of my life.

Tamara L
I heard about Ideal Protein from friends of mine. I was skeptical, of course..... just another diet! Seeing them for the first time after they started... my jaw dropped, they looked amazing and their journey had only started a month prior. I started on March 1st, 2012 at 296lbs. I was, at that time on medication for high blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes. My weight now is 255lbs. I was also taken off all my medication by my doctor. Yeah, you read it right & I'm not being paid for this letter. I've lost 41lbs in seven weeks. I'm still a ways off from my goal but for the first time ever, I am confident that I can succeed. The program isn't the easiest to follow but IF you do follow it, you WILL get results. The staff at Orchid are amazing.
Michael S. - Whitby, Ontario
Consideration to all aspects of the service provided, empathy, great at assessing clients well being and very thorough in the process of the service.
Sheila - Brooklin, Ontario
On time, friendly, personable, professional, available when I needed the appointment, interested in you and knowledgeable. Estheticians care about the services, it is a very personal experience everytime I come. I wouldn't go anywhere else.
Sharon - Brooklin, Ontario
I have always been spoiled as soon as I walk through the doors of Orchid Medi Spa. The staff always make me feel as if I am their first priority. Thanks to the staff for being my calm oasis, in a normally hectic life.
Lucy - Ajax, Ontario
I was very impressed with my facial at this spa...my skin has not looked or felt this good in a long time. I received great service at the Orchid Medi Spa.
Desiree - Whitby, Ontario
All of the staff at Orchid Medi Spa are very friendly and professional. They definitely go out of their way to make you feel special.
Cheryl - Whitby, Ontario
I was in the spa on Saturday and it was wonderful. I was impressed with your personnel and with the overall aspects of the spa (the cleanliness was outstanding, the "perks" were exactly what I needed). I hope to return to the spa soon!
Candice - Brooklin, Ontario
Completely loved it! The whole place was so extraordinarily beautiful. Each detail of any possible need was thoroughly thought out in advance. The staff was all so very friendly and helpful.
Marie - Brooklin, Ontario