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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

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

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

How to Maximize Your Chances of Dieting Success

Now that you know that Atkins is an easy and great-tasting way to lose weight, let’s get started! 1. Assemble your Atkins Tool Kit. Here’s all you need: A scale A cloth measuring tape Download the Atkins Carb Counter and Acceptable Foods List, 2 Week Meal Plan and Shopping List. … Read More

Daily Life on Atkins

One of the reasons that Atkins remains so popular almost four decades after Dr. Atkins wrote his first book is that it’s easy to eat low-carb foods wherever you are. Eating In? If you love to cook and dine at home most nights, it’s a cinch to convert… Read More

Celebrate World Health Day with Healthy Low Carb Recipes

The first World Health Assembly was arranged by the World Health Organization in 1948 at the World Health Organization (WHO)’s headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. One of the most important decisions the Assembly made that year was to establish World Health Day. World Health Day is on April 7 th every year,… 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, Family-Style: 8 Atkins-friendly tips for the whole family

Losing weight can be a challenge all by itself, let alone if you are trying to stick to Atkins while juggling the demands of work and your family’s hectic schedule of homework, sports and other commitments. We put together the following eight tips to help you shed the pounds… Read More

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