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Consumers Demand Snack Foods with Health Benefits

Over 49 million Americans turn to fast-food and another 41 million to pre-cooked, store-bought prepared foods and meals. In addition, the report- called "On-The-Go-Eating in the US: Consumer, Foodservice, Retailing and Marketing Trends"—found that fully 1/2 of Americans skip meals on a regular basis and graze on snack foods instead. A… Read More

Atkins Reviews: "Good Calories Bad Calories"

Four years ago, a blockbuster article on the cover of the New York Times Magazine asked the question, “What if it’s all been a big fat lie?”. The epynonomous “big fat lie” was the belief that “fat” in any form was evil and the root of all disease. Secondarily… Read More

Ask the Nutritionist: Who’s Counting? Net Carbs vs. Total Carbs

Q: In The New Atkins for a New You, it’s recommended you count net carbs. Why did that change from Dr. Atkins’ initial recommendation of counting cups of vegetables and total carbs? A: Since science indicated that fiber has no impact on blood sugar, Dr. Atkins changed the recommendation… Read More

Ask the Nutritionist: Nutrient knowledge

Q: I take a multivitamin, but I’d like to make a bigger effort in getting the nutrients I need from whole foods as well. What should I be eating? A: Optimally, it would be great if you could get all the vitamins, minerals and nutrients you need from the… Read More

Another Reason to Eat Antioxidants at Every Meal

A healthy intake of antioxidants is one of the guiding principles of the Atkins program for robust good health. Antioxidants help protect cells and DNA from damage which not only ages us but also makes us more susceptible to disease. For that reason, maintaining high levels of protective antioxidants in… Read More

Ask the Nutritionist: Make Hunger Go Away with Five-A-Day

Q: Why am I always hungry? I feel satisfied right after eating, but then I’m starving in about 90 minutes. A: If you’re following the program exactly how it should be and you’re still hungry in between meals, you could try eating more frequently, like every two hours… Read More

American Diabetes Association Reverses Itself on Low-Carb Diets

The American Diabetes Association, an organization whose mission statement is "to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by (it)", clearly has it's heart in the right place. Trouble is, in our opinion, they've traditionally been behind the curve of cutting edge science and… Read More

5 Reasons Vegetables May Help You Lose Weight and Live Longer

Lose weight? Live longer? Maybe your mom was right when she told you to eat your vegetables. Fortunately, vegetables are an important component of the Atkins Nutritional Approach. Even in Induction, 12 to 15 grams daily of Net Carbs should come from up to six cups of salad and up to two… Read More

The Low Carb Vegetarian & Vegan Diet

Yes! If you are vegetarian or vegan, you can follow a low carb diet like Atkins® while still reaching your weight loss goals and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.     Eco Atkins This vegan Atkins diet alternative was developed by researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, who… Read More

The Atkins Advantage: "Back On Top"

It has been a tremendous month for us at Atkins. On March 7, 2007, the Journal of the American Medical Association published one of the biggest stories in the world of health with results of a study which compared four popular diet programs, executed by researchers at Stanford University, and underwritten by… Read More

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