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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: Peanut Butter Granola 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.

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Just In Time for Dessert…

September 28, 2016

With each of us on average consuming 66 pounds of high-fructose corn syrup and 158 pounds of total sugar every year, and with 3,500 different kinds of chemicals added to our foods, many in the form of preservatives and herbicides, it is no…Read More

The Big Fat Secret Fueled by the Sugar Industry

September 20, 2016

A recent article in the New York Times has created a lot of buzz by revealing how the sugar industry paid scientists in the 1960s to downplay the link between sugar and heart disease and blamed it all on saturated…Read More

Weight-Loss Surgery. Is there an Alternative?

September 14, 2016

Is bariatric surgery the solution to controlling our nation’s diabetes and obesity problem? Some doctors seem to think so, according to a recent article in the New York Times. Apparently, spending $11,500 to $26,000 on such surgery (which is often not…Read More

​Eat Smart, Not Less Or More

August 24, 2016

Too much of something and even too little of something is never a good thing. Eat too few calories, and you’ll throw your body into starvation mode, where it selfishly holds on to everything you consume, making it close…Read More

More Low-Carb Swaps for High-Carb Favorites

August 14, 2016

I can never write enough blogs about low-carb swaps for some traditional high-carb foods. Having all these delicious options makes it a no-brainer to live a low-carb lifestyle.Pizza Did you think cheesy pizza was a thing of your high-carb…Read More

Atkins Answers: “Why Aren’t I Losing Weight?”

August 3, 2016

Does this sound like you? You’ve tried counting points, juicing, fasting, cabbage soup… everything! But, despite all your best efforts, those extra pounds refuse to budge. Meanwhile, everyone around you—maybe even your doctor—says the…Read More

​The Secret to Winning at Weight Loss

July 19, 2016

If losing weight were easy, I wouldn’t even have to be writing this right now. But, weight loss (and gain) is a lifelong battle for many. Although I’ve never had a severe weight problem (other than my first…Read More

​Tips for Adjusting to a Low-Carb Diet

July 11, 2016

It’s normal for to go through an adjustment period during the first couple weeks on a low-carb diet like Atkins as your body transitions from burning carbs for fuel to burning fat for fuel. During your first few days,…Read More

Breaking News: Butter Isn’t So Bad

July 7, 2016

A new study by Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian in the journal PLoS One found no link between eating butter and heart disease. The study analyzed nine papers that included over 600,000 people, and concluded that butter did not contribute to a higher…Read More

How to Have a Low-Carb 4th of July

June 29, 2016

I’ve been living the low-carb lifestyle with Atkins for quite some time now, and over the years I’ve learned some tried-and-true tips for navigating barbecues, picnics and potlucks—many of the things you’re sure to encounter…Read More

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