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The Low-Carb Traveler

When you’re on your own turf, it’s always easier to stick to your routine, whether it’s when you get up, when you go to bed, when you exercise and, of course, what, where and when you eat. If you travel for business and/or pleasure, your usual patterns may be disrupted by a time zone changes, Read More

From Fast Food to Fine Cuisine

Sometimes you actually can have your cake and eat it, too. In this case, we’re not literally talking about cake, of course. But you can do Atkins and still eat at your favorite spots—from the local diner to the fancy eatery with white tablecloths and a yard-long menu. You can even eat at most fast-food Read More

How to Maximize Your Chances of Dieting Success

Now that you know that Atkins is an easy and great-tasting way to lose weight, let’s get started! 1. Assemble your Atkins Tool Kit. Here’s all you need: A scale A cloth measuring tape Download the Atkins Carb Counter and Acceptable Foods List, 2 Week Meal Plan and Shopping List. Go to Free Tools to Read More

Choosing the Right Low Carb Fast Food Options

Low Carb Fast Food, The Dieters Guide When you’re on the road, grabbing lunch between appointments or taking the family out without breaking the bank, chances are that you’ll be patronizing some of the big chain fast-food eateries. Fast food may be convenient and inexpensive, but most offerings are all too often full of empty Read More

Daily Life on Atkins

One of the reasons that Atkins remains so popular almost four decades after Dr. Atkins wrote his first book is that it’s easy to eat low-carb foods wherever you are. Eating In? If you love to cook and dine at home most nights, it’s a cinch to convert classic recipes to equally delectable low-carb versions. 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

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

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

Atkins Diet Beats Low-Fat for Improving Metabolic Syndrome

Over the years, thousands of people have turned to the Atkins dietary strategy of reduced sugar and carbohydrates for its demonstrated ability to help people lose weight and keep it off. But in the last decade, emerging research has shown over and over again, that the Atkins diet can actually accomplish even more than that. Read More

Low-Fat Diets Don’t Deliver on Heart Health

Unless you’re living on another planet, you’ve heard this message: reduce your intake of fat and cholesterol to achieve a healthy weight and decrease the likelihood of developing heart disease. In fact, the terms “healthy” and “low fat” seem inextricably linked. But now we know that the rationale for a low-fat diet is based on Read More

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