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10 Tips for Weight Loss

Set S.M.A.R.T. resolutions. "Lose weight" may be one of the most popular goals, but make sure your "lose weight" goal is Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely. Here's an example: I want to lose 24 pounds in three months by following Atkins. I will track my progress… Read More

4 Low Carb Diet Smoothie Recipes

When looking for a quick nutritious breakfast or sweet dessert, nothing seems to fit the warm spring weather better than a refreshing smoothie. Although smoothies always seem like a healthy option, extra sugar and carbs can often sneak their way into these delicious drinks. Stick to the following fresh, light,… Read More

Clam Recipes: Low Carb Clam Chowder & More

Did you know that March 31 happens to be National Clams on the Half Shell Day? One great way to celebrate this holiday is with fresh clams, but canned clams can also work in a number of clam recipes if you don't have any fresh clams on hand. The low carb… Read More

National Sauce Month: Low Carb BBQ Sauce and More

Sometimes, the right sauce can make the meal, and since March is National Sauce Month, what better day is there to celebrate sauces than today? Unfortunately, some sauces have unnecessary carbs, but there are plenty of low carb options out there. For example, low carb BBQ sauces can still be… Read More

Atkins vs. Other Diet Programs

There are plenty of diets out there to choose from, and you may have tried quite a few during your quest to lose weight. Here's how Atkins compares to other popular weight loss programs , plus more reasons why you should choose Atkins: Atkins How it works: When you control your… Read More

How Atkins 40® Works and the Science Behind It

Carbs and fat are your body's two sources of fuel. A low-fat diet is high in carbs, so when you eat more carbs than your body needs it stores them as fat. Atkins is an effective diet that transforms your metabolism from one that stores fat into one that burns… Read More

Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs

There are good and bad carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are one of three classes of food called macronutrients (the other two are fats and protein). The term "carbohydrate" is a big umbrella, including everything from table sugar to cauliflower. The basic unit of a carbohydrate is a monosaccharide or simple sugar (such… Read More

Benefits of a Low Carb Lifestyle for Athletes

A low carb lifestyle contributes to your overall health and keeps your body in top physical shape. No one understands this better than professional athletes, which is why so many follow strict diets. Following a low carb diet for athletes can be beneficial for people of all physical levels looking… Read More

What Are Net Carbs?

What You Need to Know About Net Carbs When you follow the Atkins Diet, you actually count grams of Net Carbs, which represent the total carbohydrate content of the food minus the fiber content. The Net Carbs number reflects the grams of carbohydrate that significantly impact your blood sugar level… Read More

Low Carb Meals: Low Carb Comfort Food to Make This Fall

Fall is the perfect time of year for comfort food. As the weather gets cooler, most of us crave hearty meals that warm us up rather than the light salads and refreshing smoothies that are popular during the summer months. The only problem with fall comfort food? Oftentimes it’s… Read More

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