LiveWell ADK
Gerber Family Chiropractic & Wellness Center
LiveWell ADK
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What is being said?

  • My fasting (morning) glucose level was 130 +/- when I started. Within a week it was in the 90’s. Also, I switched to a "milder" diabetes medication and my doctor cut the dosage in half.
    -- J.C., 1-4 weeks
  • Significantly changed the management of my type one diabetes & blood sugars run concurrently between 80 -130 optimal blood sugar ranges. Very few low, few to no high's 25D+ I feel great and have learned to the importance of maintaining a carb balanced 3 measured diet to control my diabetes.
    -- J.B, 1-4 weeks
  • Very Positive. Eat more now than before only balanced meal times and amounts. Clothes fit better, energy level is higher.
    -- MB.C., 5-12 weeks
  • The program is easy to follow. Has a support system when needed, and works! After losing over 90lbs. I have my self-esteem, self- confidence and self-worth back! This will be the last diet you will be on. Stick to it. Count on the staff and yourself and you will be successful.
    -- C.R., 20+ weeks
  • 32 lbs. lost in 4 weeks on the program. Within 3 days my knees felt perfect instead of constant pain and could not kneel down. Also, in the same three day period I stopped feeling tired all the time. I feel 100 % better in such a short period of time. There is no program on the planet that works this well, this fast without having a surgery. It is by pass results without the trauma. Ultra Satisfied.
    -- D.J., 5-12 weeks
  • I originally started the program at 205 hoping to lose 15 pounds, after years and years of unsuccessful dieting I lost 15 pounds in the first two and a half weeks. Now four months later I have lost 40 pounds. I have never felt better, slept better in my life1 always active; I have never been as active as I am now. I feel amazing. My alertness has been amazing. I cannot believe how much better I feel and how much better I look. This was the first successful diet I have ever encountered!
    -- A.L., 13-20 weeks
  • Dr. Gerber & his whole staff have been there every question I have. They have taken phone calls from me on weekends or whenever I have called. They explain every step to you. They have encouraged and supported me. I was very doubtful at the beginning but Dr. Gerber & his staff have convinced me that this is the best program for me. I no longer have any need for insulin. I was able to lose 14 lbs. in the first week! I am currently no taking any meds for my diabetes!
    -- F.Y., 1-4 weeks
  • After 10 weeks on the program I have lost 40 lbs. and was able to stop taking all prescription medications. I have never felt hungry, or had any problem finding a variety of vegetables to eat. I feel confident that with the support and guidance of Dr. Gerber and staff I can continue to lose weight and have a healthy lifestyle.
    -- B.L., 5-12 weeks
  • I was over weight due to not being able to do much of anything after a back injury and shoulder injury. I started this program and learned how to eat healthier. My Dr. wanted to increase my cholesterol meds and I refused to and started this program. Now that I've lost some weight, I don't need any more meds!!! I was on high blood pressure meds for 34 years and am able to go off all my meds now. I feel much better not taking meds. My dr. was so pleased! I lost 32 Lbs. and 30 inches as of Aug. 24th 2012. I've gone from size 18 that was tight on me to a size 10 and sometimes a size 8.
    -- P.D., 13-20 weeks
  • After being on The LiveWell Protein program for less than 1 week, I found myself having increased energy, aches & pains subsiding and a more positive outlook each and every day.
    -- C.D., 1-4 weeks
  • I have never felt so good on a diet you really don't know you are on a diet and the weight and inches keep coming off fast. I feel like a new person.
    -- S.E., 1-4 weeks
  • Very positive! Eat more now than before only balanced meal times and amounts. Clothes fit better, energy level is higher.
    M.B.C., 5-12 weeks
  • I have tried countless programs over the past 25 years and I can honestly say this is the only one that truly works! It literally is a tremendous weight off your shoulders and so easy to follow.
    -- B.M., 1-7 weeks
  • The program was awesome! The Staff was there for me all the way. Everything Dr. Gerber says about this program is true. This program has improved my life in so many ways. I am now in control of my eating habits & the food I eat. I am more confident in myself and everything I do. What I've learned is truly priceless. I will live longer, live happier & live healthier.
    -- M.J.S., 20+ weeks
  • Results almost immediately. Boost of energy, I can't imagine going backwards.
    -- CD, 20+ weeks

All of the following recipes have come from our Ideal Protein Dieters

Entree Ideas:


IP Taco Bell

Lean Turkey

Low Sodium Taco Seasoning


Cook the turkey with the taco seasoning packet. Crumble over a bed of shredded lettuce. Use Walden Farm Ranch Dressing instead of sour cream.  Tastes Great!



Shrimp Stir Fry (for 2)

1 lb shrimp

(8 oz per person)

2 cup broccoli

2 cup bok choy

olive oil

1 cup water

1 tsp Mrs Dash Garlic & Herb Spice


In wok, cook broccoli in olive oil. Add water. Cover and steam broccoli.  Add bok choy and steam. Drain. Add Shrimp.  Add Mrs. Dash.  Cook until shrimp is cooked.  Top with sauce and serve.


3 tsp soy sauce

1/2 cup water

1 packet "raw" Stevia



Turkey Roll Up

1 Packet Ideal Protein Crepe

2 Slices Fat Free Turkey Breast

Fresh Spinach

Roasted Red Peppers


Roll the turkey, spinach & red pepper into the crepe.



Herb and Cheese Omelet with a German Twist

1 Packet Ideal Protein Herb & Cheese Omelet



Place sauerkraut in a fry pan and heat.  Add omelet mixture on top and cook until done.




1 Packet Ideal Protein Crepe Mix

Walden Farms Strawberry Syrup, enough to flavor crepe mix


Make the crepes according to package directions, Mix in strawberry syrup.

Yum, Yum!



Sesame Beef Stir-Fry

2 tsp Olive Oil

2 tbs Finely Chopped Peeled Ginger

1 1/2 tbs Finely Chopped Garlic

3 Chopped Onions

2 Cups Shredded Cabbage

1 Medium Green Pepper, Julienned

1 Tbs Sesame Oil (Optional)

012 oz Thinly Sliced Flank Steak

2 tbs Low Sodium Soy Sauce

Sea Salt to Taste

Pepper to Taste


Place olive oil in pan and heat.  Place remaining ingredients in pan until mostly cooked.  Add the flank steak stirring until cooked.  Add soy sauce, sea salt and pepper.  Toss and serve.



"I'm Not Gonna Get A Big Mac"

Lean Beef

Shredded Lettuce

Walden Farms Thousand Island Dressing


Cook beef until done.  Crumble over shredded lettuce and top with dressing.



Fluffy Cheese Omelet

1 Packet Cheese Omelet

4 oz Water

1 Egg White


Mix packet directions with water using an electric beater.  Beat egg white separately until firm.  Stir into cheese omelet mix.  Cook on medium heat in non-stick fry pan. DO NOT OVER COOK.



Baked Scallops with Wilted Garlic Spinach

8 oz Bay or Sea Scallops

Olive Oil or Spray

Lemon Pepper Seasoning

Garlic, Fresh chopped



Place scallops in baking pan and spray with olive oil and then add desired seasoning like lemon & pepper.  Bake scallops in 425 degree oven.

While scallops bake, use either spray oil or 1 tsp olive oil in large pan.  Add garlic and heat.  Add fresh spinach and turn with tongs to coat.  The spinach will wilt quite quickly.

Add baked scallops and serve.



Side Dishes

& Soups

Appetizing Asparagus

Lay asparagus on a cookie sheet sprayed with olive oil spray.  Spray the asparagus with the spray as well and sprinkle with Mrs Dash seasoning.

Broil for 5-8 minutes


Leek Soup

1 Packet Ideal Protein Leek Soup


Make soup according to package directions and add 2 dollops of salsa



Please give us your recipes to add to out Recipe Book for others to enjoy!




Chocolate Drink:

1 cup coffee

1 Splash Sugar Free Vanilla Creamer

Mocha Drink:

1 Packet Cappuccino Drink Mix

1 Packet Chocolate Drink Mix


     Combine the cappuccino and cholate drink mixes with water for two mixes (400 ml) and shake.  Share half with a friend or save the other half for a later meal.

Iced Coffee:

8 Ox. Black Iced Coffee

1 Ideal Protein Readymade Vanilla Drink

1 Packet Stevia


     Pour vanilla drink into iced coffee and mix with Stevia, if desired.

Peach Mango Smoothie:

1 Packet Ideal Protein Peach Mango Drink Mix

1 Packet Ideal Protein Vanilla Pudding Mix


    Put the first three ingredients in blender with the correct amount of water (according to packets for pudding and drink mix) and blend.  Add ice to half of mixture. Keep the remainder in the refrigerator for another time.


1 Ideal Protein Readymade Vanilla Drink

3 Drops of Brandy Extract

Sprinkle of Nutmeg and Cinnamon to Taste


     Mix the three ingredients.  Serve hot or cold.



Chocolate Fudgsicles:

1 Readymade Chocolate Drink or Chocolate Drink Packet


If using the packet, follow directions to make the chocolate drink.

Place drink in ice cube trays or popsicle makers.  Freeze.  Once chocolate is frozen, pop out and enjoy!

Mint Chocolate Pudding:

5 oz Cold Water

1 Drop Mint Extract

1 Packet Ideal Protein Chocolate Pudding Mix


     Mix all three ingredients together.  Put in refrigerator to chill. Serve once pudding is set.


Bloody Mary Tomato Salad


2 tbs Prepared Horseradish

2 tbs Olive Oil

2 tbs Vodka (optional)

1 tbs Lemon Juice

1 1/2 tsp Hot Pepper Sauce

        (or Tabasco)

1 tsp Worchestershire Sauce

Salt & Pepper


3 Pints Grape or Cherry

         Tomatoes- cut in halves

4 Stalks Celery


In a small bowl whisk dressing until well blended.  In large bowl combine tomatoes and celery.  Mix dressing and tomato/celery together.  Chill 2 hours. Toss before serving.  Garnish with celery leaves.


Salad Dressings


Sweet & Sour

Equal parts of olive oil, cider vinegar & Walden Farms Ketsup mixed together.  Add Stevia to taste


Oil & Vinegar

1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 Head of Garlic

1/3 Cup of White Vinegar

2 tsp chopped basil, oregano & parsley (fresh or dried)

1/8 tsp pepper


Take whole head of chopped garlic with head chopped off and sprinkle with olive oil.  place in foil and bake @ 400 for 30 minutes.  Take 3-5 cloves of roasted garlic and mush into remaining ingredients.  Shake very well and chill.  Must be refrigerated.

(save extra garlic to spread on steaks, chicken or steam with vegetables)

Vinegar Dijon Dressing

4 cloves of  Minced Garlic

3 tbs Cider of White Vinegar

1-2 tbs of Dijon Mustard

1 tsp Salt

1/2 tsp Pepper


Mix or Shake together.


Super Tomato Vinegarette

1/2 cup Chopped, Peeled 

   Tomatoes (unpeeled)

1 tbs White Vinegar

1/2 tsp Dried Thyme or

    (11/2 tsp  Fresh)


Mix ingredients and serve

Rockin' Red Pepper Vinegarette

1/4 cup Olive Oil

1/4 cup Cider Vinegar

1 tbs White Onion

1-2 Clove Pressed Garlic

Pinches of Rosemary & Thyme

1/2 tsp Dried Whole Oregano

1/2 tsp Dry Mustard

1/2 tsp Paprika

1/2 of Roasted Red Pepper


Blend thoroughly in a blender, salt to taste and chill overnight.