Choosing foods
wisely is essential
to a healthy, active

Healthy Eating Habits for a Healthy Diet

Atkins is all about proactive nutrition - providing you the information and inspiration you need to take charge of your health and enjoy your active life to the fullest. The Atkins Nutritional Approach is made up of seven nutrition principles that are designed to help you make the right food choices, so you can reach your goals.
Protein provides a powerhouse of energy for the body, building and repairing your muscles and bones while boosting your metabolism.
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Fiber offers huge benefits to your health, from controlling your appetite and regulating your blood sugar to helping your digestion.
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Eating foods low in sugar will provide a steady energy level throughout the day and will help you avoid extreme swings in blood-sugar and insulin levels. In addition, high blood sugar/insulin levels are linked to obesity, hypertension, undesirable cholesterol and triglyceride levels and other risk factors for heart disease.

Vitamins and minerals help your body run like a well-oiled machine, providing energy and protecting your body from free radicals.
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Good carbohydrates provide the body with valuable components such as, fiber, vitamins minerals and antioxidants while not leading to a spike in blood sugar and insulin levels. Atkins Nutritional Approach recommends eating a diet filled with a variety of good carbs -- nutrient-dense foods with few Net Carbs. Foods like fibrous vegetables and whole grains. Good carbs support weight loss, weight management and optimal health.
Good fats are essential for human health. They keep us full, cushion and protect our organs, and serve as a boundless source of energy for the human body.
Being active has numerous benefits from improving mood and mental focus to managing weight and preventing chronic health conditions.
Disclaimer: Nothing contained on this Site is intended to provide health care advice. Should you have any health care-related questions, please call or see your physician or other health care provider. Consult your physician or health care provider before beginning the Atkins Diet as you would any other weight loss or weight maintenance program. The weight loss phases of the Atkins Diet should not be used by persons on dialysis or by pregnant or nursing women.