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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.


The Team

Melissa Pretus-Hudson MN, APRN, FNP-c

Melissa is a Family Nurse Practitioner who graduated from LSUHSC School of Nursing. She continues to practice in Primary Care at the LSU Healthcare Network. It was there that she gained experience educating patients with Diabetes Mellitus and/or Obesity about the benefits of diet and exercise.

She has personal and professional experience with the Ideal Protein weight loss method and has seen its ability to change lives first hand.





Suzzane Schick, BSN, RN

Suzanne Schick has been an RN since 1986 and currently works for Peoples Health Network during the day and Ideal NOLA evenings and weekends. She has her own weight loss story, after having her last daughter in 2005 she weighed 320 lbs and couldn’t believe I had let myself get to that point and after trying every diets and even hypnosis she went under the knife and had Gastric Sleeve surgery.

This allowed her to lose 50 lbs but she reached a plateau due to metabolic syndrome. That is when a friend of Suzanne recommended Ideal Protein and IP changed her life. She has lost a total of 60 lbs on Ideal Protein and continues to thrive on the program. Her spirit and energy make her an excellent coach. She can’t wait to help clients reach their weight loss potential with Ideal Protein.*

*Individual results while following the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Method may vary.


Ideal NOLA 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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