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It’s Time to Give Yourself a Couple of Gifts

December 23, 2016

With the holidays in full swing, it’s more important than ever to make sure you’re not forgetting to give yourself a couple gifts—the gifts of health and time. Take some extra time to squeeze in some…Read More

Not All Carbs Are Bad; Spikes in Blood Sugar Can Be

December 9, 2016

I’m here to clear up a misconception: not all carbs are bad and Atkins isn’t about avoiding all carbs. Vegetables contain carbs. Fruits contain varying amounts of carbs. Whole grains contain carbs. It isn’t necessarily carbs that…Read More

Low-Carb Tips for Preventing Holiday Weight Gain

December 2, 2016

Thanksgiving is over and the holiday rush is in full swing. If you are beating yourself up over a few slip-ups over the last week, it’s time to stop. When you follow Atkins, you are embracing a low-carb lifestyle,…Read More

My Low-Carb Thanksgiving Day

November 23, 2016

Every year, I love to share tips about how to have a low-carb Thanksgiving. This year, I thought I’d show you how I apply these tips during my own Thanksgiving celebration: Start with breakfast. This year, I’m…Read More

Cutting Back on Carbs Will Curb Your Holiday Cravings

November 16, 2016

It’s that time of year where it’s easy to succumb to your cravings for carbs that you typically have no problem resisting during the rest of the year. When the next month or so features meals revolving around…Read More

New Research Shows Health Benefits After One Day of Low-Carb Eating

November 11, 2016

New research from the University of Michigan, published in PLOS ONE, shows that a low-carb diet lowers post-meal insulin resistance and strengthens the body against high blood pressure, pre-diabetes and diabetes. In the study, 32 healthy women were divided into…Read More

The Healthy Fat Debate Continues…

November 3, 2016

In a recent article by Jane Brody in The New York Times called “Should We Be Scared of Butter?”, the author discusses whether butter, and other saturated fats, should be recommended as part of a balanced diet, when in the…Read More

Avoid the Sugar Rush this Halloween

October 27, 2016

 I don’t want to scare you too badly with Halloween just days away, but overexposure to added sugar in foods such as candy is a demon you should avoid because of the nasty tricks it plays with your…Read More

My Low-Carb Slow Cooker Tips

October 21, 2016

Low-carb meals are a breeze when you have a slow cooker, especially during this time of year, when the sun sets sooner, nights have a chill to them and coming home to the comforting and delicious smells of a rich…Read More

How to Maintain, Not Gain

October 7, 2016

So much of what I write about is focused on weight loss. But for those of you who reach your weight loss goals (congratulations, by the way!), the focus turns to weight maintenance, another crucial part of living a low-carb…Read More

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