I haven’t seen some of my relatives since I started Ideal Protein. They immediately noticed my weight loss, and gave me some great compliments. That was all fantastic! But then when they asked what I was doing, and I told them, I heard some negative remarks, which really surprised me. “Oh, I hear ketosis is bad for you” “Everyone at work who lost weight on that diet gained it all back” etc. I’m sure you’ve heard these too. So – I tried to do a little explaining about ketosis vs ketoacidosis which I have read about on other sites. Then I explained how there are 4 phases to the diet etc. I think once they saw that I could eat fairly “normal” meals on this diet, they had a much better understanding. And towards they end of our visit, they were much more supportive. It’s a challenge to be doing something different than the rest of the world, but as I reminded them, this strict phase is only temporary and soon, I will be able to eat fruit again!