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Food Safety Tips

Atkins Products Atkins Bars & Shakes Atkins shakes do not need to be refrigerated until after they are opened. Atkins shakes are packaged in Tetra Paks that allows even the most sensitive products (like our milk based shakes) to stay fresh up to 12 months without refrigeration. The cap on the Tetra… Read More

Myths and Facts of the Atkins Nutritional Approach

Myth: The Atkins Nutritional Approach is only effective for weight loss because calories are restricted. Fact: While some of those who follow the Atkins Nutritional Approach may eat fewer calories than before, it is not because the program is restrictive or unduly limits food intake. People who are doing Atkins… Read More

Low glycemic diet protects your eyes

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness in older Americans . The Archives of Ophthalmology estimated that 1.75 million U.S. residents now have significant symptoms associated with age-related macular degeneration and that number is expected to grow to almost 3 million. Smoking, poor diet and obesity all increase… Read More

Inflamation and Your Heart

You have undoubtedly heard all about high cholesterol and high LDL levels and their relationship to increased risk factors for heart. But another important—and insidious—factor for heart disease is inflammation. In simple terms, inflammation is a catchall word that encompasses the processes by which your body… Read More

Identifying Independent Risk Factors for Stroke

The December 11, 2001, issue of Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association (AHA), published a study by Tanne et al. of Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer, Israel. It reported on more than 11,000 individuals with coronary heart disease but no previous history of stroke or transient ischemic attacks (TIA). All… Read More

How To Reduce Your Risk For Metabolic Syndrome

If metabolic syndrome, formerly known as syndrome X, is indeed a disease of insulin resistance—as it almost surely is—that’s good news for Atkins followers. Here’s why: • High blood sugar (glucose) levels are a signal that the body may be having trouble processing carbs. • High… Read More

Dukan Diet, Where Is The Science

Where is the Science? Atkins Nutritionals is aware of no science nor clinical research that supports the claims made for the Dukan Diet. Absolutely no research has been done on the diet to substantiate its claims. In fact, the British Dietetic Association branded the Dukan Diet one of the five… Read More

Dealing with Gallbladder Disorders

The message that your gallbladder is sending could very well be this: Beware the effects of bad nutrition. In recent years surgeons have been increasingly removing gallbladders, presumably in an attempt to treat gallstones and related disorders. But the gallbladder is fundamental to your well-being. Among other functions, it stores… Read More

Changing Your Eating Style

The typical American way of eating is grossly mismatched to the normal human metabolism. Most obesity is the result of metabolic disturbances, resulting from long-term inappropriate food choices, not the over-consumption of fat.  Studies consistently show that sugar, refined white flour, starchy carbohydrates and junk foods are bad for… Read More

Longer Is Better

In the last decade a multitude of studies on restricted carbohydrate intake has dramatically changed the research landscape. This newer research builds upon older information on carbohydrate-restricted diets, including the use of low-carbohydrate diets by a variety of Aboriginal hunting cultures that persisted for thousands of years. Let’s take… Read More

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