Doing The Atkins Diet
Carbohydrates should be acquired from vegetables, so the usual starchy baked products and fruits are forbidden during this period. After Induction, you are allowed to gradually increase your intake of carbohydrates until you reach your carb threshold, or the amount of carbs you can safely eat without gaining weight.
Atkins And South Beach Diet
Diet Revolution to the masses as a low carbohydrate, high protein, and high fat diet. It went against the ideas of much of the medical community but Dr Atkins hadn’t just dreamt up the diet. He based his finding on years of research with his patients following low carb diets.
Recovering from Cheating on Your Low Carb Diet
Many of the low carb pages on this website talk about low carb food and low carb recipes. This page will focus more on the best attitude to adopt while pursuing low carb living. It will explain how a recovery from “cheating” can encourage the development of greater self-esteem.
The Low Carb Philosophy
Good carbs, on the other hand tend to be more "nutrient dense", and demand more digestion and processing by the body. Sweet potatoes, brown rice, grapefruit, fat-free milk, apples, and other fruits, vegetables, and whole grains cause the blood sugar levels to rise more slowly, thus avoiding the insulin "instructions" to store the calories as fat.