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What Are Good Carbs?

Understanding Carb Overloading Carbohydrates are one of three classes of food called macronutrients (the other two are fats and protein). The term "carbohydrate" is a big umbrella, including everything from table sugar to cauliflower. The basic unit of a carbohydrate is a monosaccharide or simple sugar (such as glucose or… Read More

Why Professional Athletes Choose Low Carb Diets

While dieting can focus on losing weight, this doesn’t have to be the only goal. Having a healthy diet is essential to living a healthy lifestyle and keeping your body in top physical shape. No one understands this better than professional athletes, which is why so many follow strict… Read More

What is Net Atkins Count™?

What You Need to Know About Net Atkins Count™ When you follow the Atkins Diet, you actually count grams of Net Atkins Count, which represent the total carbohydrate content of the food minus the fiber content. The Net Atkins Count™ number reflects the grams of carbohydrate that significantly… Read More

Low Carb Meals: Low Carb Comfort Food to Make This Fall

Fall is the perfect time of year for comfort food. As the weather gets cooler, most of us crave hearty meals that warm us up rather than the light salads and refreshing smoothies that are popular during the summer months. The only problem with fall comfort food? Oftentimes it’s… Read More

Celebrate Mardi Gras Food with These Easy Cajun Recipes

Mardi Gras is all about excess, but it’s possible to celebrate while still staying in complete control of your low carb diet. Even if you’re not anywhere close to New Orleans, indulging in traditional Mardi Gras food is an easy way to get the full Mardi Gras experience. … Read More

Healthy After School Snacks for Kids & Parents

With the end of long, summer days and weekends away, kids are back in school. After arriving home, they may poke around the kitchen cabinets for a quick fix—one that could be unhealthy. You don’t have to sacrifice nutrition, provide everyone with delicious yet nutritious snack. Check out… Read More

Substitutions and Recipes for Starting a Low-Carb Diet

From gluten-free and liquid to paleo and flexitarian, everyone seems to be on a diet these days. If you’re considering a lifestyle change, which diet do you choose and how will you stay on track? In the longstanding battle between low-fat and low-carb diets, a recent study reveals low-carb… Read More

New Research Study Supports Low-Carb Over Low-Fat Diet for Weight Loss

It's no question that the US has been facing an ongoing epidemic—obesity. The Food Research and Action Center reports that more than two-thirds of US adults are obese or overweight (Ogden et al., 2014). This month, Trust for America's Health Organization disclosed that adult obesity rates have remained high nationwide… Read More

What Not to Eat on a Low Carb Diet

That white bread has been sitting in your refrigerator untouched ever since you started your low carb diet. You’ve been strong and avoided high carb foods, but why keep the temptation around? National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day on November 15 th is the ideal day to get rid of… Read More

Confused About Carb Loading?

Understanding Carb Overloading Have you ever eaten a bagel or muffin for breakfast, and then felt either so ravenously hungry or lethargic by late-morning that you wolfed down a sugar-filled energy bar? Now ask yourself why anyone would want to go to the gym in that condition—you'd probably spend… Read More

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