Hometown: NYC, NY
Motivation: Helping people find a way of eating with low carb that promotes robust health outcomes and sustainable weight loss and maintenance.
Favorite Atkins Friendly Food: Cashew Trail Mix Bar
Tips for Success: Read your labels. Watch out for hidden carbs; to calculate the grams of carbs that impact your blood sugar, subtract the number of grams of dietary fiber from the total number of carb grams. Also double-check serving sizes on labels; some foods and drinks are actually two or more servings, so you need to add in those extra carbs and calories.

Recent Posts

1‐10 of 316 Results

Are You A Carboholic? Going Cold Turkey May Be the Cure

July 25, 2017

Conventional thinking is that obesity is simply caused be eating too much. In fact, obesity may be caused by a difficulty in regulating insulin—it’s telling our fat cells to store fat and use carbohydrates as fuel. In…Read More

Atkins: Protein and Fat Come in Optimal (Not High) Amounts

July 19, 2017

I always like to emphasize that Atkins is not a high-protein diet but an optimal protein diet. On Atkins, we recommend you consume two to four 4- to 6-ounce servings of protein a day. While this is higher than what…Read More

Colette’s 5 Low-Carb Eating Tips for Summer

June 30, 2017

I love summer. The days are longer, and the sun shines brightly. It’s the season of barbecues, music festivals, picnics, parades, road trips and pool and beach time. Everything’s a little more relaxed, but that also makes it…Read More

Following a Low-Carb Diet? Be Assured Fat Is Your Friend.

June 21, 2017

Heart disease is the leading global cause of death, accounting for 17.3 million deaths per year. In a recent paper published by the American Heart Association (AHA), once again, the role of dietary fats in heart disease, specifically saturated fat, is…Read More

7 Ways to Bust Through a Weight-Loss Plateau

June 15, 2017

Summer is just around the corner, and if you’ve been working hard to shed some extra pounds, it can be extremely frustrating if it feels like your steady progress has suddenly come to a screeching halt. Usually, if you…Read More

The Truth About Cholesterol

June 7, 2017

Conventional knowledge would have you believe that high levels of cholesterol cause heart disease, and that if you have high cholesterol, you need to take cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins, and reduce your intake of fatty foods. But, you actually need…Read More

The Deal on Dairy

June 2, 2017

There is a lot of confusion about dairy, specifically lactose intolerance, which may cause bloating, nausea and other stomach discomforts. Here’s what you need to know: Lactose intolerance is caused when your body can’t easily digest lactose, a…Read More

Control Your Cravings with a Low-Carb Diet

May 24, 2017

Conventional wisdom may have you believe that if you cut or drastically decrease your consumption of the foods you crave, for example, carb-laden and sugar-laden sweets or potatoes, bread and French fries, that you would just end up craving those…Read More

What is a Ketogenic Diet?

May 9, 2017

You may have heard the buzz about ketogenic diets—they are low in carbs and high in fat. This may sound very familiar to you, or, quite like Atkins. The difference is that Atkins has been around for 40 years,…Read More

Celebrate Easter with these Low-Carb Recipes

April 12, 2017

Easter is coming up, which very often means dinner or brunch with family and friends. This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the fresh flavors of spring while savoring many other delicious Easter traditions, such as ham, which is naturally…Read More

1 2 3 4 »

FAQ

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Atkins Diet and the Atkins principles.

Learn More »
FAQ

Science/Library

Read nutrition articles, learn the science behind Atkins, and sample the extensive amount of peer-reviewed published studies in major scientific journals demonstrating the effectiveness and the health benefits of the Atkins diet.

Learn More »
Science/Library

Atkins Blog

Enjoy our blogs and learn about weight loss and healthy eating!

Learn More »
Atkins Blog

Free Weight Loss Tools

All the Atkins tools you need to succeed on the program, and they’re all 100% free!

Learn More »
Free Weight Loss Tools