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Low Carb Ingredients to Swap in at Thanksgiving

You can enjoy a Thanksgiving feast without compromising your low carb lifestyle. With a few simple substitutions, it’s easy to make low carb Thanksgiving recipes that the whole family can enjoy. Read on for Atkins suggestions on the best low carb ingredients to substitute in your Thanksgiving recipes. Cauliflower… Read More

How to Maintain Healthy Habits during the Holidays

With the holidays on the horizon, it’s easier than ever to let your healthy habits slide. One sugar cookie becomes three, and before you know it, you’re off your low carb diet plan. Add plunging temperatures and dwindling daylight into the mix, and it’s understandable why it… Read More

Why Hiking is Good for You

Hiking offers plenty more than just fresh air and a scenic view. It’s one of the healthiest (and least expensive) pastimes you can pursue. If you need an excuse to lace up your boots and hit the trail, November 17 is Take a Hike Day. Whether you wander through a… Read More

Tips for a Healthier Halloween

Let’s face it: it’s hard to be healthy on Halloween, a holiday centered on the consumption of sugary candy. But there are small tweaks you can make this October 31 to enjoy a healthier celebration. Atkins is here to help you stick to your low carb lifestyle with these… Read More

Low Carb Treats for National Dessert Day

Each October 14, Americans dig into gooey treats in celebration of National Dessert Day. Luckily, on the Atkins diet, you can have your (low carb) cake and eat it too. Thanks to easy ingredients swaps—including sugar substitutes and flour alternatives—traditional desserts get the Atkins makeover. Read on for five… Read More

Kick Start Your Day with Low Carb Egg Recipes

When you wake up on Friday, October 9, pay tribute to the most celebrated of breakfast foods—the egg—on World Egg Day. Eggs are an excellent source of nutrition, as they contain every single B vitamin as well as a complete range of amino acids. They also house several hard-to-find… Read More

Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day

Fire up the grill and invite your friends and family over for a National Cheeseburger Day celebration on September 18. Atkins compiled a list of low carb cheeseburger recipes that offer a fun twist on the traditional patty-and-cheese combo. Atkins Beef Burger with Feta and Tomato Pull out all the stops… Read More

Why You Should Eat More Almonds

Almonds are incredible little nuts. Packed with more fiber, calcium, vitamin E, riboflavin, and niacin than any other tree nut, almonds have been linked to heart disease prevention, bone strength, and even immune system health. The health benefits of almonds have been researched for decades by scientists. Below Atkins has… Read More

Improve Your Diet with Foods High in Fiber

Dietary fiber is an essential component of a healthy diet. You may already know that fiber aids in digestion and helps prevent constipation, but there are many other reasons why fiber is important. When you eat foods high in fiber you feel full faster, which can help you control your… Read More

Why Watermelon is the Perfect Summer Snack

If there’s one fruit that epitomizes summer, it’s watermelon. Not only is this fruit refreshing, crisp, and sweet, but it also packs a nutritious punch. One cup of watermelon contains 11g of carbs, so you’ll have to limit your consumption. If you’re on Atkins 20 Phases 3 or 4,… Read More

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