Meat of the Matter
It was all over the internet and news this week so you probably heard about a new study, published on June 17 in JAMA Internal Medicine, that claimed there is a link between red meat consumption and Type 2 diabetes. It indicated that increased consumption of red meat over time was linked to an increasedRead More
Making Atkins Work—at Work
Your office can be a danger zone full of processed carbs and sugary treats. Whether you’re encountering doughnuts in the break room or it’s the boss’s birthday and everyone’s going out to celebrate at lunch, there are temptations at every turn. Maybe it’s lunchtime, and fast food is your only quick option. Or you’re tooRead More
27 Easy Low Carb Snack Ideas
One of the reasons the Atkins Diet is so effective and so pleasurable to do is that you can have a midmorning and a midafternoon snack. That way, you’ll head off fatigue, jitters, inability to concentrate, ravenous cravings for inappropriate foods or overeating at your next meal. But not just any snack will do: TheyRead More
Do Diets Work? Yes!
A new study published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal, questions whether diets are actually effective in helping people lose weight, keep it off and decrease risk factors for heart disease. After analyzing clinical trials on four popular diets—Atkins, South Beach, Weight Watchers and Zone—the study found that these dietsRead More
I’ve decided it’s time to start eating healthier and I’m doing it with Atkins!
Welcome to my Atkins.com blog! I just started on the diet two weeks ago and I’ll be keeping you all updated on my progress here. So far I’ve lost 11 pounds, hooray! I wanted to start eating healthier to be there for my growing family, so I’m glad I found Atkins to keep me on track. I’ve been eatingRead More
Dropped Dress Sizes!
Last week I found the most fabulous Monique Lhuillier dress. I normally wear a size 12, so when they sent a size 6 we thought we would have to make all sorts of alterations to make it fit. I couldn’t believe it (and neither could my stylist), but when I put on the dress, IRead More
Feeling Better Than Ever on my 60th Birthday!
I cannot believe Tuesday was my 60th birthday. I’ve been on holiday celebrating my last days of being 59 with my family, and I have to say, I feel better than I’ve ever felt before! Who ever thought they would say that on their 60th birthday? I have so much energy thanks to the changesRead More
What have you been eating?
Hello! How are you all doing this week? What have you been eating? I’ve seen so many great recipe posts and I must decide on at least one to try. Maybe something with one of my favorite vegetables? I love mashed cauliflower (which you can trick the kids into thinking it’s mashed potatoes) and steamedRead More
My Experience with Stomach Surgery
Hello! I hope you all had a fabulous Halloween, it is one of my favorite holidays. I love hearing what you all have to say, and so I’m always reading your comments on the blog and on Facebook. I want to say thank you so much to everyone who has shared words of encouragement withRead More
Tis’ The Season To Eat Turkey!
Hello! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! What a great holiday to be on the Atkins diet! You can eat as much turkey, sausage, and veggies as you want! I’ve heard a few of you saying it will be tough to get through Thanksgiving and the Holiday season. Stop worrying and start preparing! GetRead More