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The Healthiest Oils for Cooking and Frying

Not all fats are bad for you. Good fats, like those that come from vegetables, nuts, seeds, and fish, are an essential source of energy. Polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats, for example, are two types of good fats that have been shown to improve blood cholesterol levels and reduce the risk… 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

Five Low Carb Vegetarian Meals

Atkins' low carb diet can be a perfect plan for vegetarians too. Our low carb vegetarian recipes are filled with proteins and lots of flavor to satisfy you at your next meal. Here our some of our favorite mouth-watering vegetarians recipes to keep you on your low carb diet: 1. Low… 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

What are Good Fats?

Fat in general, is one of the three classes of foods called macronutrients (the others are protein and carbohydrates). All foods containing fat - even pure oils - contain a mixture of three kinds of fat - saturated, polyunsaturated and monosaturated. Learn more about how fat is the secret weapon… Read More

Dining Out, Thai Style

Probably the most popular new cuisine to come to America in decades, Thai food is a remarkable blending of Chinese and Indian culinary traditions, with the brightness of tropical colors and flavors as well as unique seasonings and condiments. For a small country, Thailand has a lengthy coastline, so seafood… Read More

Dining Out, Middle Eastern Style

Many mainstays of Middle Eastern cuisine stem from the region’s nomadic roots. The predominant flavors include garlic, onions, cardamom, coriander, sesame, cumin, thyme, marjoram and sumac, all of which travel well and are easily preserved in dry climates. Many dishes such as shish kebab and baklava are also found… Read More

Dining Out, Mexican Style

Even though Americans love Mexican food, we have a limited idea of the delights enjoyed by our closest neighbors to the south. There’s much more to Mexican cuisine than tortillas, beans and rice, which is good news for those of us watching our carbs. South-of-the-Border Mexican Cuisine What most… Read More

Dining Out, Korean Style

Korea is at a geographical crossroads, so its cuisine is a blend of Mongolian, Japanese and Chinese elements, meaning a host of delicious dishes, many of them ideal for carb-conscious diners. Korea also has a long coastline, so fish, crab, shrimp, clams, oyster and squid all make up a large… Read More

Dining Out, Japanese Style

Whether or not you’re watching your carbs, there’s one problem with Japanese food. When properly prepared, it’s almost too beautiful to eat! Of course, its artfully matched flavors and textures make it too delicious not to eat. Japanese food does have a major drawback for Atkins followers.… Read More

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