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Craving Carbs? Here’s Why

October 1, 2015

It’s a vicious cycle for many people when it comes to carbs: the more you eat them, the more you crave them. Cookies, donuts, bread, chips and French fries, name your poison. Once you feed your craving, you’re…Read More

It’s No Joke: Half of U.S. Adults Have Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes

September 22, 2015

Diabetes is a costly disease—It’s a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the U.S., and it racked up an estimated $245 billion in 2012 due to the increased use of health resources and lost productivity. A recent study…Read More

The Tipping Point in Research: Overexposure to Added Sugars Comes with Health Risks

September 16, 2015

Dr. Atkins was ahead of his time when it came to demonizing sugar. When U.S. Dietary Guidelines a decade ago were recommending that individuals could safely consume up to 25% of their calories in added sugar, Dr. Atkins knew this…Read More

Alyssa Milano—Welcome to the Atkins Family!

September 8, 2015

One of the things I love most about working at Atkins is seeing the changes people make when they embrace this low-carb lifestyle. It’s not just about losing weight or improving health; it’s about gaining energy and confidence.…Read More

Saturated Fats. Good or Bad?

September 2, 2015

Saturated fats have long been called ''bad fats'' for their presumed effect on heart health. Despite having been demonized in the past, new studies have shown that saturated fat does not cause heart disease as previously believed. Over the years,…Read More

Don’t Believe the Hype—Low-Fat Does Not Beat Low-Carb

August 22, 2015

You may have seen it in the news last week… A new study funded by the National Institutes of Health found that people lost more body fat on a low-fat diet than a low-carb diet. What?! Before you believe the…Read More

Once Again: Saturated Fat Isn’t So Bad

August 17, 2015

A new study published in the BMJ concludes that saturated fats are not associated with an increased risk of death, heart disease, stroke or type-2 diabetes. This is the latest in a long line of studies I’ve written about…Read More

Here’s What You Need to Know About Fiber

August 10, 2015

Fiber offers huge benefits to your health, from controlling your appetite and regulating blood sugar to helping your digestion. Fiber is a carbohydrate, but since it does not convert to glucose, it doesn’t raise your blood sugar like carbohydrates…Read More

Low-Carb Travel Tips

July 26, 2015

Summer is in full swing, which usually means it’s time to travel. There are plenty of temptations on the road, but you can still enjoy your vacation without packing on the pounds. Here’s how: Plan ahead. Dining out…Read More

Here’s What You Need to Know About Fat

July 16, 2015

Fat is a key source of energy and essential nutrients, and you can’t live without it. But all fats aren’t created equal. Nuts, olive oil and fish can help protect us from certain diseases while low-fat and fat-free…Read More

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