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Summer Fruits for Low Carb & Keto

When you’re following a low carb or keto diet – you quickly learn that fruit is generally high in sugars Read More

Why Hiking is Good for You

Hiking offers plenty more than just fresh air and a scenic view. It’s one of the healthiest (and least expensive) pastimes you can pursue. If you need an excuse to lace up your boots and hit the trail, November 17 is Take a Hike Day. Whether you wander through a forest preserve or trek up […] Read More

5 Tips For A Healthy, Low Carb Halloween

Let’s face it: it’s hard to be healthy on Halloween, a holiday centered on the consumption of sugary candy. But there are small tweaks you can make this October 31 to enjoy a healthier celebration. Atkins is here to help you stick to your low carb lifestyle with these tips for a healthier Halloween. 1. Take […] Read More

Tips for Low Carb Dieting for Diabetics

Many people incorrectly believe that only sugar causes type 2 diabetes. In reality, the insulin resistance associated with type 2 diabetes can be thought of as carbohydrate intolerance; type 2 diabetes is a side effect of consuming too many carbohydrates relative to a person’s carbohydrate tolerance, which can cause blood sugar to spike. While diabetics […] Read More

List of Low Carb Dessert Recipes for Diabetics

Atkins® tips and recipes for diabetic desserts are perfect for anyone living with type 2 diabetes or trying to decrease sugar consumption. Living with type 2 diabetes doesn’t mean entirely eliminating desserts from your diet. Instead, type 2 diabetics should focus on making healthier choices to satisfy a sweet tooth. Avoid blood sugar spikes and help regulate blood sugar levels […] Read More

Healthy Diabetes Diets: Why Atkins is the Best Diet for Diabetes

Going on a diet can be a great way to lose some weight and improve your general health, but sometimes there are more specific reasons why someone chooses a diet. It could be to lower cholesterol or blood pressure, decrease chances of heart disease or to improve energy levels. While most diets can help to […] Read More

New Research Study Supports Low-Carb Over Low-Fat Diet for Weight Loss

It’s no question that the US has been facing an ongoing epidemic—obesity. The Food Research and Action Center reports that more than two-thirds of US adults are obese or overweight (Ogden et al., 2014). This month, Trust for America’s Health Organization disclosed that adult obesity rates have remained high nationwide and no state has experienced […] Read More

The Path to Diabetes

The modern American diet is grossly tipped toward refined carbohydrates such as sugar and white flour, both of which rank high on the glycemic index. When you eat such junk foods, your body overreacts: So much glucose pours into your bloodstream that your pancreas goes into emergency mode and pumps out excessive insulin. In your […] Read More

The Deadly Duo

Ask a handful of people: “What is the leading cause of heart disease?” They’ll probably guess high cholesterol, heredity—perhaps obesity. The right answer: Diabetes. About 75 percent of people who have diabetes will die of heart disease. The same conditions that eventually lead to a diagnosis of diabetes also cause artery-narrowing plaques to build up, […] Read More

One Name, Two Diseases

To add to the confusion that often surrounds diabetes, two different conditions, known as type 1 and type 2 diabetes, share the name. Both types involve insulin, the hormone that facilitates the movement of glucose into cells to be burned or stored. Simply put, type 1 diabetes reflects a problem in insulin production that results […] Read More

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