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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

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

How to Be Healthy and Active This 4th of July

Independence Day is often celebrated with fireworks, pool parties, and cookouts laden with high-carb foods. But you can stick to your low carb diet—and squeeze in some exercise—this 4th of July by following Atkins’ tips for a healthy and active holiday. Eat Bring a nutritious low carb dish… Read More

Atkins 40™: An Easy, Flexible Diet

Searching for a successful weight loss solution that doesn't take over your life can be tough. Between counting calories and squeezing in exercise, it's often hard to find the time and discipline to lose weight. Atkins 40 ™ makes it easy with a flexible diet plan that encourages weight loss through living… 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

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

Low-Carb More Effective in Lowering Blood Pressure than Low-Fat and Orlistat

A study recently published in the Archives of Internal Medicine has demonstrated that a low-carb diet is more effective at lowering blood pressure than the weight–loss drug orlistat in concert with a low-fat diet. William S. Yancy, Jr., an associate professor of medicine at Duke University Medical Center and… Read More

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