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Your Ally, the Atkins Edge

One of the first things that people new to Atkins notice after the first few days is their newfound ability to pass on sweets and starchy snack foods. This is not just a matter of psyching yourself up to the task, but an actual diminishment in appetite that occurs a… Read More

The Low-Carb Traveler

When you're on your own turf, it's always easier to stick to your routine, whether it's when you get up, when you go to bed, when you exercise and, of course, what, where and when you eat. If you travel for business and/or pleasure, your usual patterns may be… Read More

From Fast Food to Fine Cuisine

Sometimes you actually can have your cake and eat it, too. In this case, we're not literally talking about cake, of course. But you can do Atkins and still eat at your favorite spots—from the local diner to the fancy eatery with white tablecloths and a yard-long menu. You… Read More

Eating Low-Carb on the Road

Do you live life on the run, commuting to work, driving kids to school and activities, rushing from one commitment to another? Or are you regularly in transit, whether by car, train or plane? If so, when hunger strikes, you're often at the mercy of a vending machine or snack… Read More

How to Maximize Your Chances of Dieting Success

Now that you know that Atkins is an easy and great-tasting way to lose weight, let's get started!1. Assemble your Atkins Tool Kit. Here's all you need: A scale A cloth measuring tape Download the Atkins Carb Counter and Acceptable Foods List, 2 Week Meal Plan and Shopping List. Go to… Read More

Fast Food, Your Way

When you’re on the road, grabbing lunch between appointments or taking the family out without breaking the bank, chances are that you’ll be patronizing some of the big chain fast-food eateries. Fast food may be convenient and inexpensive, but most offerings are all too often full of empty… Read More

Daily Life on Atkins

One of the reasons that Atkins remains so popular almost four decades after Dr. Atkins wrote his first book is that it’s easy to eat low-carb foods wherever you are. Eating In? If you love to cook and dine at home most nights, it’s a cinch to convert… Read More

Longer Is Better

In the last decade a multitude of studies on restricted carbohydrate intake has dramatically changed the research landscape. This newer research builds upon older information on carbohydrate-restricted diets, including the use of low-carbohydrate diets by a variety of Aboriginal hunting cultures that persisted for thousands of years. Let's take a… Read More

What is the Metabolic Syndrome and Do You Have It?

It's estimated that nearly one in four American adults has this dangerous condition but you needn't be one of them. Also known as syndrome X or insulin resistance syndrome, metabolic syndrome triples the risk of developing heart disease and is a precursor of type 2 diabetes. Along with expanding waistlines, Americans… Read More

Weight Loss with a Low-Carbohydrate, Mediterranean or Low-Fat diet

The following information is available at Pub Med and was not written by Atkins professionals.New England Journal of Medicine (NJEM)Shai, I., Schwarzfuchs, D., Henkin, Y., Shahar, D.R., Witkow, S., Greenberg, I., Golan, R., Fraser, D., Bolotin, A., Vardi, H., Tangi-Rozental, O., Zuk-Ramot, R., Sarusi, B., Brickner, D.,… Read More

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