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10 Tips for Weight Loss

Set S.M.A.R.T. resolutions. "Lose weight" may be one of the most popular goals, but make sure your "lose weight" goal is Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely. Here's an example: I want to lose 24 pounds in three months by following Atkins. I will track my progress… Read More

Low Carb Smoothie Recipes

When looking for a quick nutritious breakfast or sweet dessert, nothing seems to fit the warm spring weather better than a refreshing smoothie. Although smoothies always seem like a healthy option, extra sugar and carbs can often sneak their way into these delicious drinks. Stick to fresh and light ingredients… Read More

Low Carb Easter Desserts & Candy

Sweets and candy are everywhere on Easter, but you can resist these temptations by making some fantastic low carb Easter desserts.From Double Chocolate Cookies to Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes, the following recipes will satisfy your sweet tooth without all the carbs: Double Chocolate Cookies Cookies are always a good… Read More

Clam Recipes: Low Carb Clam Chowder & More

Did you know that March 31 happens to be National Clams on the Half Shell Day? One great way to celebrate this holiday is with fresh clams, but canned clams can also work in a number of clam recipes if you don't have any fresh clams on hand. The low carb… Read More

National Sauce Month: Low Carb BBQ Sauce and More

Sometimes, the right sauce can make the meal, and since March is National Sauce Month, what better day is there to celebrate sauces than today? Unfortunately, some sauces have unnecessary carbs, but there are plenty of low carb options out there. For example, low carb BBQ sauces can still be… Read More

Compare Weight Loss Programs: Why Atkins Wins

There are plenty of diets out there to choose from, and you may have tried quite a few during your quest to lose weight. Here's how Atkins compares to other popular weight loss programs, plus more reasons why you should choose Atkins: AtkinsHow it works:When you control your carbohydrate… Read More

How Atkins 40™ Works and the Science Behind It

Carbs and fat are your body's two sources of fuel. A low-fat diet is high in carbs, so when you eat more carbs than your body needs it stores them as fat. Atkins is an effective diet that transforms your metabolism from one that stores fat into one that burns… Read More

Good Carbs

What are carbohydrates (carbs)? 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… 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 Are Net Carbs?

When you follow the Atkins Diet, you actually count grams of Net Carbs, which represent the total carbohydrate content of the food minus the fiber content. The Net Carbs number reflects the grams of carbohydrate that significantly impact your blood sugar level and therefore are the only carbs you need… Read More

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