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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

Eating Low-Carb on the Road

Do you live life on the run, commuting to work, driving kids to school and activities, rushing from one commitment to another? Or are you regularly in transit, whether by car, train or plane? If so, when hunger strikes, you’re often at the mercy of a vending machine or… 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

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