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Low Carb Veggie Recipes for Eat Your Vegetables Day

Rich with vitamins and nutrients, vegetables support overall health and reduce the risk of chronic diseases, such as diabetes and obesity. To promote incorporating this vital food group into our diets, the nation celebrates Eat Your Vegetables Day every June 17. Revisit eating the recommended serving of vegetables with a few… 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

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 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

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

Spring Clean Your Kitchen: Low-carb tips for an Atkins-friendly kitchen

It may not seem like it quite yet, but spring is right around the corner—and before you know it, swimsuit season will be here. Now is the perfect time to spring clean your kitchen—purge your pantry and your refrigerator of any high-carb packaged foods and stock… Read More

Eat Out Without Blowing It

If you’re like many people, you eat out a lot. According to the USDA, 57 percent of Americans eat at least one meal or snack away from home every day. Whether it’s at lunch with your work buddies, Friday-night outings with the kids or dinner with friends and family,… Read More

The Low-Carb Traveler

When you’re on your own turf, it’s always easier to stick to your routine, whether it’s when you get up, when you go to bed, when you exercise and, of course, what, where and when you eat. If you travel for business and/or pleasure, your usual… Read More

From Fast Food to Fine Cuisine

Sometimes you actually can have your cake and eat it, too. In this case, we’re not literally talking about cake, of course. But you can do Atkins and still eat at your favorite spots—from the local diner to the fancy eatery with white tablecloths and a yard-long… Read More

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