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What to do Memorial Day Weekend 2021

May 7, 2021

What better way to kick off the traditional start of summertime fun than by spending some time in the great outdoors? Whether it’s in your back yard or at a campground, a low carb campout is a great way to safely celebrate Memorial Day with family and friends. Every campout needs a checklist, so you

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Keto Friendly Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes

May 6, 2021

For many moms, this past year was all about putting your short-order cook and chef skills to work 24/7. It’s time to kick back, relax and celebrate Mother’s Day by letting someone else do the cooking. You can get the big and little chefs in your household started with your pick of these keto-friendly Mother’s

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How a Low Carb Diet Can Get You in Post-Pandemic Shape

April 30, 2021

Brighter days are on the horizon, as the global pandemic is slowly easing up as the population is being vaccinated. In the meantime, we’ve had over a year of Zooming from the neck up, while hiding our pandemic indiscretions under the camouflage of stretchy athleisure attire from the neck down. But now more than ever,

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Keto and Low Carb Snacks

April 22, 2021

Eating a couple snacks during the day can help keep your appetite and cravings in check. From plant-based to cheesy or crunchy, whether you’re in the mood for a nosh, nibble or quick bite, these delicious and easy snacks cover all the bases.  Cucumber Guacamole This is a fresh play on your typical veggies and

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Why a Low Carb Diet Can Increase Your Energy

April 15, 2021

What kind of food you eat plays an important role in your energy levels. Here’s why: Most carbohydrates break down into sugar in the digestive system, which is absorbed into the blood stream. This is what causes the roller coaster ride of energy highs and energy lows.  Your metabolism helps your body create energy, but

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Easy Keto and Low Carb Make-Ahead Meals

April 6, 2021

The secret to succeeding on your keto or low carb lifestyle comes down to planning and making sure you have all the right tools, food and recipes on hand. Start by investing in quality food storage containers. Ditch the questionable and stained plastic dishes that have been lingering in your drawer, as well as any

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Grow a Keto-Friendly Garden Plus, 8 keto plant-based recipes for spring

March 25, 2021

Did you know that participating in an active hobby you are passionate about, like gardening, may be linked to lower rates of heart disease? You may actually get the same physical and mental benefits of exercise, minus the gym time. Gardening has also been linked to a decrease in depression, anxiety and body mass index,

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What’s Your Low Carb Style?

March 25, 2021

What’s Your Low Carb Style?  You’re a few months into the new year, which means it is a great time to check in and see how your low carb lifestyle is working for you.[1] Start by taking another look at your dietary restrictions, health conditions, overall goals, cooking and eating style and what has worked

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Working Out on a Keto Diet

March 18, 2021

Whether you’re a soon-to-be former couch potato, weekend warrior, avid exerciser or in training for a competitive event, you can work out on a keto or low carb diet, especially when Atkins’ keto and low carb approach is easily customized to meet your keto exercise goals.  To show you just how far Atkins and exercise can take you, is

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Atkins’ Take on the Mediterranean, Pegan and Whole 30 Diets

March 11, 2021

The Mediterranean Diet: Plant Foods and Whole Grains  The Mediterranean Diet features mostly plant-based foods, potatoes, whole-grain bread, beans, nuts and seeds, small portions of yogurt, cheese, poultry and eggs. You’ll eat fish and seafood twice a week and limit sweets, red meat and processed meats.  Similar to Atkins®, you’ll avoid refined grains, such as

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