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The HIIT Workout and Other Top Health Trends

Get Inspired by 5 Cutting Edge Health Trends Atkins dieters stay ahead of the curve on all things health. However, even for these leaders of the pack, it can be easy to get sidetracked from fitness goals. (Especially with the bevy of barbecues, weddings, and other social events that fill calendars… Read More

Why Hiking is Good for You

Hiking offers plenty more than just fresh air and a scenic view. It’s one of the healthiest (and least expensive) pastimes you can pursue. If you need an excuse to lace up your boots and hit the trail, November 17 is Take a Hike Day. Whether you wander through a… Read More

Why You Should Eat More Almonds

Almonds are incredible little nuts. Packed with more fiber, calcium, vitamin E, riboflavin, and niacin than any other tree nut, almonds have been linked to heart disease prevention, bone strength, and even immune system health. The health benefits of almonds have been researched for decades by scientists. Below Atkins has… Read More

How to Be Healthy and Active This 4th of July

Independence Day is often celebrated with fireworks, pool parties, and cookouts laden with high-carb foods. But you can stick to your low carb diet—and squeeze in some exercise—this 4 th of July by following Atkins’ tips for a healthy and active holiday. Eat Bring a nutritious low… Read More

Atkins 40®: An Easy, Flexible Diet

Searching for a successful weight loss solution that doesn't take over your life can be tough. Between counting calories and squeezing in exercise, it's often hard to find the time and discipline to lose weight. Atkins 40® makes it easy with a flexible diet plan that encourages weight loss through living… Read More

Compare Weight Loss Programs: Why Atkins Wins

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

New Research Study Supports Low-Carb Over Low-Fat Diet for Weight Loss

It's no question that the US has been facing an ongoing epidemic—obesity. The Food Research and Action Center reports that more than two-thirds of US adults are obese or overweight (Ogden et al., 2014). This month, Trust for America's Health Organization disclosed that adult obesity rates have remained high nationwide… Read More

Low-Carb More Effective in Lowering Blood Pressure than Low-Fat and Orlistat

A study recently published in the Archives of Internal Medicine has demonstrated that a low-carb diet is more effective at lowering blood pressure than the weight–loss drug orlistat in concert with a low-fat diet. William S. Yancy, Jr., an associate professor of medicine at Duke University Medical Center and… Read More

Atkins Heart Health Fact #3: Low-Carb beats low-fat when it comes to cutting your risk of metabolic syndrome

In four studies, authors specifically recommend that low-carb diets may help treat metabolic syndrome (risk factors associated with heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes) even better than low-fat diets. Here are the facts: In a study of 122 patients in an outpatient weight and metabolism management program published in Metabolic Syndrome… Read More

Atkins Heart Health Fact #2: You can lose more weight on low-carb than low-fat, and meanwhile cut your risk of heart disease

In a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) a group of obese and overweight women were assigned to one of four diets—Atkins (low-carb), Zone (30% protein, 40% carbs, 30% fat), Ornish (low-fat) or LEARN (55-60% carbs, less than 10% from saturated fat). Each group followed their assigned diet… Read More

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