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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… but that doesn’t mean they’re all off limits!  Here is our list of 7 fruits that you can eat in moderation while following a keto or a low carb lifestyle.  We recommended a 1/4 cup for […] Read More

What is Inulin? The Benefits of Soluble Fiber

Getting enough fiber is an important part of eating healthy, and getting enough – and of the right kinds – is sometimes hard to do. That’s why inulin fiber has grown in reputation, thanks to its adaptability and health benefits. Inulin is a naturally-occurring soluble fiber, found in many kinds of fruits and vegetables. Inulin […] Read More

Introducing Atkins New Harvest Trail Bars

When it comes to snacks and meal replacements, Atkins followers have plenty of options to choose from, including snack bars, trail mix, shakes, and even candy. Atkins recently introduced a new line: Harvest Trail bars. These wholesome bars are packed with roasted nuts, rich dark chocolate, and morsels of dried fruit. It’s a snack you […] Read More

Good Sources of Food High in Fiber

Tips for Eating More Foods High in Fiber Dietary fiber is an essential component of a healthy diet. You may already know that fiber aids in digestion and helps prevent constipation, but there are many other reasons why fiber is important. When you eat foods high in fiber you feel full faster, which can help […] Read More

Five Low Carb Vegetarian Meals

Atkins’ low carb diet can be a perfect plan for vegetarians too. Our low carb vegetarian recipes are filled with proteins and lots of flavor to satisfy you at your next meal. Here our some of our favorite mouth-watering vegetarians recipes to keep you on your low carb diet: 1. Low Carb Vegetarian Sausage Sauté […] Read More

Vegetable Superstars

Full of fiber and phytonutrients, veggies are one of the best sources of carbohydrates.Not only do veggies offer wondrous variety in taste and texture, but their virtues are also firmly grounded in scientific research. If you choose the right ones, vegetables are high-powered nutrient packages. These advantages come—once again, if you choose your vegetables carefully—at […] Read More

Supporting Your Gallbladder with Supplements

Vitamins A and C are just two of the nutrients your body requires to keep this important organ operating at peak performance. Whether you are plagued with gallstones or just want to head off any future problems with your gallbladder, a good diet with sufficient healthy fat and protein and reduced carbohydrate is essential, as […] Read More

Starting Your Day With A High Fiber Breakfast

Fiber is an important part of a healthy lifestyle because it helps you feel full sooner and longer and minimizes the impact of carbs on your blood-sugar and insulin levels, making weight management easier. A high-fiber diet also reduces your risks for a host of ailments, including heart disease1, digestive disorders2, diabetes3 and certain cancers4. […] Read More

Learn About the Two Types of Fiber: Soluble and Insoluble

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: You can’t get too much fiber. Our Paleolithic ancestors consumed between 50-100 grams a day. The National Cancer Institute recommend between 25-35 grams a day; for adults under 50 and the Institute of Medicine suggests a minimum of 38 grams a day for men and 25 […] Read More

Fiber: A Special Kind of Carbohydrate

Perhaps your grandmother called it roughage; physicians call it bulk. No matter what it’s called, dietary fiber traditionally used for relieving constipation is an important consideration when changing the way you eat to a lifetime of healthy eating. What exactly is fiber? Simply put, dietary fiber is the indigestible parts of plant cells. Although it […] Read More

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