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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: 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.

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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

Let's Do Lunch

April 7, 2017

With all the emphasis on how important it is to start the day with a satisfying, low-carb breakfast and planning ahead for a delicious evening meal, sometimes lunch becomes a sad little afterthought. But it is just as important, if…Read More

New Study Shows Low-Carb Diets May Help Manage or Reverse Type-2 Diabetes

March 31, 2017

Research continues to support the effectiveness of low-carb diets in winning the war on type-2 diabetes. This time, a new study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research Diabetes conducted Drs. Stephen Phinney,  Sarah Hallberg, and Jeff Volek,…Read More

Atkins Isn’t “No Carb”, It’s “Right Carb”

March 23, 2017

I talk to a lot of people about Atkins, and one thing that I continue to emphasize passionately is that Atkins is not a “no carb” diet, but a “right carb” diet. In fact, I don’t even like to…Read More

​ When It’s OK to “Stray” From Atkins

March 15, 2017

While there aren’t any “forbidden” foods on the Atkins lifestyle, there are foods that will put you on the path to fat burning and weight loss, and other foods that will stop your progress right in its tracks. It…Read More

The Basics of Belly Fat and How to Get Rid of It

February 22, 2017

Belly fat has many names, but whatever you call it, those extra inches around your middle are a serious matter, and not just because it makes it harder for you to squeeze into your favorite jeans. Belly fat is unique…Read More

Are You Ready for a Sweet Yet Sugar-Free Valentine’s Day?

February 8, 2017

With Valentine’s Day coming up, I certainly don’t want to bring you down by talking about how hidden and added sugars are damaging to your health, but unfortunately, sugars and carbohydrates that convert to blood sugar in your…Read More

Your Game-Day Gathering

February 5, 2017

If you’re watching the big game this weekend, I’ve put together some “super” delicious low-carb choices that can be part of the starting lineup of any game-day gathering, no matter what you’re craving. These low-carb finger foods…Read More

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