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The Healthiest Oils for Cooking and Frying

Not all fats are bad for you. Good fats, like those that come from vegetables, nuts, seeds, and fish, are an essential source of energy. Polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats, for example, are two types of good fats that have been shown to improve blood cholesterol levels and reduce the risk… 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

Five Low Carb Vegetarian Recipes for Meatless Monday

Meatless Monday is a growing movement around the world that encourages participants to consume three meat free meals on Mondays. If you want to make your next Monday meatless while still following the Atkins diet, we’ve got you covered; Atkins has plenty of low carb vegetarian recipes. Here are… 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

Good Fats

What are good fats & bad fats? Fat, in general, is one of the three classes of foods called macronutrients (the others are protein and carbohydrates). We divide fats into good fats and bad fats.Good fats are all fats which are naturally found in foods; they are not heat… Read More

Dining Out, Thai Style

Probably the most popular new cuisine to come to America in decades, Thai food is a remarkable blending of Chinese and Indian culinary traditions, with the brightness of tropical colors and flavors as well as unique seasonings and condiments. For a small country, Thailand has a lengthy coastline, so seafood… Read More

Dining Out, Middle Eastern Style

Many mainstays of Middle Eastern cuisine stem from the region’s nomadic roots. The predominant flavors include garlic, onions, cardamom, coriander, sesame, cumin, thyme, marjoram and sumac, all of which travel well and are easily preserved in dry climates. Many dishes such as shish kebab and baklava are also found… Read More

Dining Out, Mexican Style

Even though Americans love Mexican food, we have a limited idea of the delights enjoyed by our closest neighbors to the south. There’s much more to Mexican cuisine than tortillas, beans and rice, which is good news for those of us watching our carbs.South-of-the-Border Mexican CuisineWhat most of… Read More

Dining Out, Korean Style

Korea is at a geographical crossroads, so its cuisine is a blend of Mongolian, Japanese and Chinese elements, meaning a host of delicious dishes, many of them ideal for carb-conscious diners. Korea also has a long coastline, so fish, crab, shrimp, clams, oyster and squid all make up a large… Read More

Dining Out, Japanese Style

Whether or not you’re watching your carbs, there’s one problem with Japanese food. When properly prepared, it’s almost too beautiful to eat! Of course, its artfully matched flavors and textures make it too delicious not to eat. Japanese food does have a major drawback for Atkins followers.… Read More

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