Interesting articles about low carb living

Linda O’Byrne, our nutritionist, brings you a selection of positive and thought-provoking blogs that explore the many benefits of a low carb approach.

    28-11-2016

    Most people who follow Atkins see a great initial loss as the body switches to burning fat for energy and this then settles into a steady weight loss pattern which works wonders for moral and keeping you motivated. However, every so often you…

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    20-11-2016

    Here’s what you need to know: the different types of fats, what fats to avoid, how much you should eat, and some recipe and cooking ideas.

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    31-10-2016

    It’s a common misconception that Atkins is a “high protein” diet when, in actual fact, there are guidelines for every phase which indicate that moderate amounts of protein foods should be eaten with each meal.

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    12-10-2016

    I sometimes get emails from people who have been following Atkins for a few weeks and aren’t getting the results they want and, on closer inspection; it appears they’ve been working out their carb intake incorrectly.

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    09-10-2016

    It’s often thought that fruit is a great food for weight loss. Whilst most fruits do have the benefits of containing vitamins and fibre, they may actually stop you from losing weight.

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    19-09-2016

    Food labels can be confusing and, when following a low carb lifestyle, you’re counting the carbohydrates you eat. But what about sugar? You’ve probably read, all over the media, about the dangers of sugar so do you just avoid sugar, or is it…

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    18-09-2016

    Despite the common misconception, Atkins isn’t a ‘high protein’ diet but is rather ‘moderate’ in protein and higher in fat. In fact your intake of dietary fat should be higher than your intake of protein. Fat keeps you feeling fuller and also,…

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    19-07-2016

    If you're a bride-to-be, a pre-wedding diet may a very important part of your pre-wedding preparation. Figuring out where to start can be stressful, though—especially when you're busy with wedding planning! Luckily, Atkins has easy tips to help…

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    18-07-2016

    Adding exercise to your program is a win-win decision. And knowing what to eat before and after a workout is equally as important.

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    04-04-2016

    As Atkins has often been misconstrued as the diet that allows you to eat lots of meat, it’s often thought that it isn’t Vegetarian friendly. The truth is, Atkins recommends moderate protein intake but you can easily get these from vegetarian…

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