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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 impact your blood sugar level and therefore are the only carbs you need to count when you do Atkins.  Foods that are low in Net Atkins Count™ such as nutrient-dense vegetables and low glycemic fruits such as berries don’t have a significant impact on blood sugar and therefore are less likely to interfere with weight loss.

Calculating Net Atkins Count™

You can calculate the approximate number of Net Atkins Count™ grams yourself by looking at the information provided on a food label (grams of total carbohydrates minus grams of fiber). For foods that don’t have a label, like fruits and vegetables, you can use the Atkins Carb Counter.

Net Atkins Count= Total Carbohydrates - Fiber - Sugar Alcohols (if applicable)

Atkins science allows us to calculate Net Atkins Count™ in our products more accurately. In the case of Atkins bars, shakes and other products, the glycemic (blood sugar) impact has been directly tested on volunteers, and the Net Atkins Count™ count reflects the glycemic load test results. So you can rely on the accuracy of the stated Net Atkins Count™.

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