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What is Inulin? The Benefits of Soluble Fiber

Getting enough fiber is an important part of eating healthy, and getting enough – and of the right kinds – is sometimes hard to do. That’s why inulin fiber has grown in reputation, thanks to its adaptability and health benefits. Inulin is a naturally-occurring soluble fiber, found in many kinds of fruits and vegetables. Inulin Read More

Eat Fat, Lose Fat: Why Fat is Important to Your Health

There are a lot of myths surrounding high fat foods, especially in the dieting scene. (You might remember the low fat dieting crazes of yesteryear.) However, at Atkins, we’ve known for decades that the opposite is true. The fact is, replacing sugar and refined carbs—as you do with Atkins plans—and incorporating a variety of fats into Read More

Do You Need MCT Oil on Keto or Low Carb Diets?

What Are MCTs and Do You Need Them on Keto Diets? If you’ve been trying a keto diet like Atkins 20® or Atkins 40®, you have likely seen multiple products that contain MCTs and may have come across some articles recommending you consume them. But what exactly are MCTs? MCTs are actually nothing new in Read More

Signs of Keto Flu & How to Treat Them

As your body is adapting to a ketogenic diet like Atkins20® or Atkins40®*, a number of changes may occur. These changes are often referred to as the “keto flu.” While these changes aren’t dangerous, and usually subside after a week or two, they can be uncomfortable and inconvenient. Below, we’ve outlined some helpful tips to Read More

Helpful Tips: Keto-Friendly Salad Dressings

Salads are an excellent way of maintaining a ketogenic lifestyle both at home and on-the-go, but it’s not uncommon to find hidden carbs lurking within many store-bought and restaurant dressings. Especially when in the first stages of adjusting to a low carb ketogenic diet like Atkins20® and Atkins40®*, every carb counts. That’s why we’ve compiled Read More

Helpful Tips: Easy Keto Snacks

One of the best things about living a ketogenic lifestyle like Atkins20® or Atkins40®* is that having an afternoon snack is okay! Snacks throughout the day are encouraged as a way to fight off fatigue, jitters, inability to concentrate, cravings for carb-heavy foods, or overeating at future meals. However, it is important to focus on Read More

Helpful Tips: Ketogenic Foods to Avoid

Atkins 20® and Atkins 40® are ketogenic diets*; based on a nutrition plan that’s high in fats and low in carbs. The ultimate goal of a keto diet is to achieve nutritional ketosis—a metabolic state where your body burns stored fat for fuel instead of carbohydrates and sugar. Since Atkins 20® and 40® are keto Read More

Low Carb Keto Vegetables

Eating keto friendly vegetables is considered a foundation of Atkins. In addition to protein and healthy natural fats, it is essential to consume certain veggies when living a low carb lifestyle; but eating too many veggies, especially starchy ones such as peas and potatoes, can undermine weight-loss and low carb efforts. During the Atkins® induction Read More

List of Foods You Can Eat on Keto

Atkins is a type of ketogenic diet—a nutrition plan that’s high in fats, moderate in protein, and low in carbs. The goal of a low carb diet is to help you lose weight more efficiently by reaching ketosis, which is a metabolic state in which your body burns fat instead of carbohydrates for fuel. Consuming a Read More

A Week of the Keto Diet: 7-Day Keto Meal Plan

The goal of a ketogenic diet—a nutrition plan high in fats and low in carbs—is to help you lose weight more efficiently by achieving ketosis. Ketosis is when your metabolism starts to burn fat for fuel instead of carbs and sugar. Atkins is a ketogenic diet, but unlike the standard keto diet, Atkins is less Read More

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