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Ask the Nutritionist: Who’s Counting? Net Carbs vs. Total Carbs

Q: In The New Atkins for a New You, it’s recommended you count net carbs. Why did that change from Dr. Atkins’ initial recommendation of counting cups of vegetables and total carbs?

A: Since science indicated that fiber has no impact on blood sugar, Dr. Atkins changed the recommendation to counting net carbs in 2002. This has been a hot topic lately, to such an extent that I wrote a blog about it. You can learn more about counting net carbs versus total carbs here.

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What Breaks an Intermittent Fast?

If you're new to intermittent fasting , you may have a lot of questions about what to do while fasting 1 .

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Intermittent Fasting 101 & FAQs

Intermittent fasting (IF), also known as time-restricted eating, is the method of eating only during certain times of day—or certain days of the week—and fasting for others.

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What is Intermittent Fasting: An Introduction For Beginners

Intermittent fasting (IF) is the method of cycling between periods of fasting and eating.

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Easy Meals to Make Ahead and Freeze

In our busy lives, planning and preparing three meals a day can be quite stressful.

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