Obesity/Weight Loss

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Protect Your Weight Loss

Once you’ve reached your goal weight, know that if you regain some pounds, returning briefly to an earlier phase can banish the problem. A proper lifetime eating plan utilizes all four phases of the Atkins Nutritional Approach™. That’s because, as much as you may not want to hear it, maintaining your goal weight can be Read More

Pilot 12-Week Weight-Loss Comparison: Low-Fat versus Low-Carbohydrate (Ketogenic) Diets

The following summarizes information presented at multiple conferences on a pilot study conducted by Greene et al. This information was written by Atkins professionals. Obesity Research Greene, P., Willett, W., Devecis, J., et al., “Pilot 12-Week Feeding Weight-Loss Comparison: Low-Fat vs Low-Carbohydrate (Ketogenic) Diets,” Abstract Presented at The North American Association for the Study of Read More

Phase 1: Induction

Induction is a brief, jump-start phase that triggers your body to predominantly burn fat. As you reduce carbs, your body will be prompted to use fat for fuel, resulting in weight loss from this fat-burning metabolism. Induction lasts 14 days, after which you should see significant results. Beginning with Induction is your choice—you can begin Read More

Personal Bias or Science?

A presentation at the recent meeting of the American Heart Association in Orlando, Florida, comparing the maintenance stages of three diet regimens, Atkins, South Beach and Ornish, has relied on faulty research and a misunderstanding of Atkins protocols to suggest the Atkins diet may not be heart healthy. Dr. Michael Miller, who made the presentation, Read More

New Study on Low Carb Diet and Mood

Quite a lot of research has compared the results of a low-carb diet with a high-carb diet on weight loss. Most of the research shows that low-carb dieters do lose more weight in the short term, (perhaps inspiring people to stay on them), although some studies show that the amount of weight lost over time Read More

Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies Evaluating the Association of Saturated Fat with Cardiovascular Disease

The following information is available at Pub Med and was not written by Atkins professionals. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Siri-Tarino, P.W., Sun, Q., Hu, F.B., Krauss, R.M., “Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies Evaluating the Association of Saturated Fat with Cardiovascular Disease,”American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2010, Jan. 13. BACKGROUND: A reduction in dietary saturated Read More

Low-Carb, Higher-Fat Diets Add No Arterial Health Risks to Obese People Seeking to Lose Weight

Newswise — Overweight and obese people looking to drop some pounds and considering one of the popular low-carbohydrate diets, along with moderate exercise, need not worry that the higher proportion of fat in such a program compared to a low-fat, high-carb diet may harm their arteries, suggests a pair of new studies by heart and Read More

How to Follow Phase Two, Part 2

Establishing your personal Critical Carbohydrate Level for Losing (CCLL) is critical for sustained weight loss. By incrementally increasing your carbohydrate intake you can personalize an eating program that suits your individual needs, tastes and lifestyle. Your individual CCLL may be as low as 25 or as high as 50, or even more if you are Read More

How to Follow Phase Two, Part 1

Learn how to add up those grams of carb intake and you’ll be rewarded with the ongoing subtraction of excess weight. There are three key differences between Induction and Ongoing Weight Loss (OWL). The first is obvious: You will consume more carbohydrates. Second, whereas during Induction you ate your protein and fat foods—plus three cups Read More

Escaping the Fat Trap: Atkins Diet And Ketosis

Once you’ve been heavy for some time, your high insulin levels can make it hard to succeed in losing weight. Trying diet after diet and failing on each and every one is depressing. But when you discover the perfectly natural bodily process called lipolysis, hope can replace despair. To a person longing to lose weight, Read More

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