Skip To Main Content

COVID-19 Updates and Resources. Learn More

5 Reasons I Give Thanks for a Low Carb Diet

November 20, 2017

This year, I’d like to give thanks for all the benefits a low carb diet has given me over the years:

 Weight control. I eat fiber-rich vegetables, low-glycemic fruits and some whole-grain, unprocessed carbs, as well as optimal amounts of protein and healthy fats. Eating this way helped me maintain my weight for years.

  • Stable energy levels. Eating this way has helped eliminate spikes and slumps in my blood sugar, which means I enjoy stable energy levels throughout the day, every day. No more afternoon slumps that I feel the need to conquer with sugar and caffeine!
  • Fewer cravings. I have never met a sweet I didn’t like, but with Atkins I am in control of my cravings. If I need something sweet, I’ll grab an Atkins Trail Mix Bar. This crunchy snack, which features heart-healthy almonds, peanuts and cashews, plus golden raisins, is the perfect combo of sweet and salt.
  • Reduced hunger. I usually eat three low-carb meals and two low-carb snacks a day, which helps keep me perfectly satisfied and my hunger in check.
  • Better health. Over 80 clinical studies can’t be wrong in terms of proving that a low-carb diet like Atkins works, and that it has the power to improve your health by reducing your risk factors for, metabolic syndrome, heart disease, prediabetes and controlling or even reversing type-2 diabetes.

 Hopefully, during your journey with Atkins, you have had a chance to experience some of these benefits and you also have plenty to be thankful for. In the meantime, Thanksgiving is also a time to enjoy a festive feast with family and friends, and fortunately, there are plenty of low carb options, with the star being turkey, of course.

Turkey

  

Here’s how to stay on track and enjoy this holiday with my Five Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving and some delicious Low Carb Thanksgiving Recipes Your Family Will Love. Finally, enjoy the grand finale without guilt with our Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

 #atkins #lowcarbthanksgiving #lowcarbthanksgivingtips #lowcarbthanksgivingrecipes #lowcarbthanksgivingdesserts #lowcarbdiet

 

 

Register with Atkins today for additional tips, low carb recipes, and ideas on how to overcome your weight loss plateau.

More From Colette

Low Carb Living in the Time of COVID-19

The entire world has changed in a week.

Read More »

Social Distancing? 7 Tips for Living a Low Carb Lifestyle

Our world is changing rapidly by the minute, and you may suddenly be dealing with children who are home from school indefinitely, as well as working from home yourself.

Read More »

7 Low Carb Tips for Families

As parents, you have the power to set the stage for a lifetime of healthy eating for your kids, especially since a recent study shows that teens and young adults with prediabetes and obesity have a greater risk of developing type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.

Read More »

FAQs

Have more low carb questions? We've got the answers!

Learn More »
FAQs

Free Tools

Access meal plans, carb counters, discussion boards, and more.

Learn More »
Free Tools

FAQs

Have more low carb questions? We've got the answers!

Learn More »
FAQs

Free Tools

Access meal plans, carb counters, discussion boards, and more.

Learn More »
Free Tools