Low Carb Articles & Research

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Low Carb Treats for National Dessert Day

Each October 14, Americans dig into gooey treats in celebration of National Dessert Day. Luckily, on the Atkins diet, you can have your (low carb) cake and eat it too. Thanks to easy ingredients swaps—including sugar substitutes and flour alternatives—traditional desserts get the Atkins makeover. Read on for five… Read More

You Know You’re on Atkins When: 11 Signs You Follow the Atkins Diet

Whether you follow the Atkins diet, frequently make Atkins recipes or buy Atkins products, you’re one of the millions of Atkins members who stick to the low carb weight loss plan. Though the Atkins diet has plenty of room for personalization, Atkins followers have more than a few shared… 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

National Sauce Month: Low Carb BBQ Sauce and More

Sometimes, the right sauce can make the meal, and since March is National Sauce Month, what better day is there to celebrate sauces than today? Unfortunately, some sauces have unnecessary carbs, but there are plenty of low carb options out there. For example, low carb BBQ sauces can still be… Read More

Trail Mix for a Low Carb Diet

New Atkins Trail Mix Products If you love trail mix, then you're in luck! This March, two new Atkins products are coming to a store near you—Classic Trail Mix and Sweet & Salty Trail Mix. Both trail mix products will fit into a low carb diet so you can… Read More

Low Carb Meals: Low Carb Comfort Food to Make This Fall

Fall is the perfect time of year for comfort food. As the weather gets cooler, most of us crave hearty meals that warm us up rather than the light salads and refreshing smoothies that are popular during the summer months. The only problem with fall comfort food? Oftentimes it’s… Read More

Low Carb Halloween Recipes & Recipe Ideas

Halloween can become a frightening holiday when you’re surrounded by candy with nowhere to escape. Resist that bowl of candy meant for the trick-or-treaters by enjoying sweet low carb Halloween recipes from Atkins! From Pumpkin Doughnuts to Chocolate Mint Cheesecake Bars, these recipes will allow you to treat yourself… Read More

The Low-Glycemic Approach to Healthy Eating

Everything old is new again.The latest buzzword in nutrition may be “low glycemic". You’ve probably heard the term “low glycemic” bandied about in the media and in discussions about weight loss. You may have even come across some food products labeled as such.It’s All About Sugar… Read More

The Perils of Sugar

The overconsumption of sweet stuff has ruined our eating habits and contributed to obesity and other major health problems.Sugar may provide calories for energy, but it has no nutritional value and over consumption can be harmful to your health. Hundreds of studies clearly show how dangerous (and even deadly,… Read More

The Importance of the Low Glycemic Impact, Part 2

Research confirms the long-term advisability of eating foods with a low glycemic rating.One of the latest installments of the famed Harvard Nurses Study (conducted since 1976) confirms the importance of the glycemic index. Researchers tracked the dietary habits and the health of 75,521 nurses for 10 years. The research team discovered that… Read More

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