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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

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

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

New Year, New You: 10 Tips for Weight Loss

Congratulations! You have made it through the holidays! Hopefully you enjoyed food (low-carb, of course), family and friends, while still maintaining the weight you already lost. Even if you gained a couple pounds and/or indulged in a few too many carbs, it is OK. Now is the time to… 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

How to Maximize Your Chances of Dieting Success

Now that you know that Atkins is an easy and great-tasting way to lose weight, let’s get started!1. Assemble your Atkins Tool Kit. Here’s all you need: A scaleA cloth measuring tapeDownload the Atkins Carb Counter and Acceptable Foods List, 2 Week Meal Plan and Shopping List.Go to… Read More

Daily Life on Atkins

One of the reasons that Atkins remains so popular almost four decades after Dr. Atkins wrote his first book is that it’s easy to eat low-carb foods wherever you are. Eating In? If you love to cook and dine at home most nights, it’s a cinch to convert… 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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