Carbohydrates

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Carb Loading: What Is It & Why Is It Bad For My Diet?

Have you ever eaten a bagel or muffin for breakfast, and then felt either so ravenously hungry or lethargic by late-morning that you wolfed down a sugar-filled energy bar? Now ask yourself why anyone would want to go to the gym in that condition—you’d probably spend the whole workout feeling like you couldn’t get out Read More

Low-Carb More Effective in Lowering Blood Pressure than Low-Fat and Orlistat

A study recently published in the Archives of Internal Medicine has demonstrated that a low-carb diet is more effective at lowering blood pressure than the weight–loss drug orlistat in concert with a low-fat diet. William S. Yancy, Jr., an associate professor of medicine at Duke University Medical Center and the lead author of the study, Read More

Kitchen Couture: Customizing Your Healthy Home

Welcome ! Since there are hundreds of delicious recipes that are just a click away on the main Atkins.com site, in this article we’re going to concentrate on food shopping, selecting appliances and utensils, and cooking techniques. Whether you’ve just learned to boil water or you’re a whiz in the kitchen, you’ll find the information Read More

Atkins, Family-Style: 8 Atkins-friendly tips for the whole family

Losing weight can be a challenge all by itself, let alone if you are trying to stick to Atkins while juggling the demands of work and your family’s hectic schedule of homework, sports and other commitments. We put together the following eight tips to help you shed the pounds while making some healthy and positive Read More

How To Do Atkins Right: 10 Mistakes to Avoid

Everyone makes mistakes, but you can learn from ours and save yourself some time and heartache! Here’s how to do Atkins right and avoid making some all-too-common errors: Mistake #1: Counting Total Carbs, not Net Carbs. On Atkins, you need to count Net Carbs, which are the grams of total carbs minus grams of fiber, Read More

Eat This, Not That! Tasty low-carb alternatives to high-carb classics

Just because you’re following Atkins doesn’t mean you have to say good-bye to pasta, chips, or bread. There are plenty of delicious low-carb alternatives that will satisfy your hunger for these favorites while you still lose weight. Get the recipes below and your waistline will thank you! Lettuce Wrapped Burger This delicious, classic American recipe Read More

The Power of Pizza

Is pizza your weakness? We’ve created some delicious alternatives to those carby-crusts. Whether you’re entertaining a study group, throwing something together for the family, or just craving pizza, here are four great alternative, low-carb crusts that are easy to make, and delicious! Be sure to look into our low-carb take on traditional pizza sauce, in Read More

What Are Net Carbs?

When you follow the Atkins Diet, aka the Atkins Nutrition Approach, you actually count grams of Net Carbs, which represent the total carbohydrate content of the food minus the fiber content and sugar alcohols (if in the product). The Net Carbs number reflects the grams of carbohydrate that significantly impact your blood sugar level and Read More

Eating the Right Carbs

Carb Substitutes, Selecting the Right Carbs As you move through the four phases of Atkins, the trick is to increase your intake of carbohydrates that are unprocessed and full of nutrients. One of the biggest misconceptions about the Atkins approach is that it cuts out all carbohydrates. On the contrary, Atkins emphasizes the consumption of Read More

How to Do Pre-Maintenance, Part 2

It may take some time to fine-tune your Critical Carbohydrate Levels for Losing and Maintaining. Slowing weight loss while still preserving the forward momentum of Pre-Maintenance does not always happen smoothly. If, after an incremental increase, you find that you are gaining or are not losing and you are not yet at your goal weight, Read More

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