Not all protein is created equal either. Just remember while on the IP diet just follow it and you'll find it works, you don't need to worry about the other stuff out there. The plan is simple to follow but I think we all want to make it more complicated then it needs to be sometimes. Good luck!
Phase I: Aug-Dec 2011, Phase off Jan 2012 having lost about 74lbs. living life after the diet and holding my own.