Phase 2: Ongoing Weight Loss
The Objectives of Ongoing Weight Loss
Your objective in Phase 2 is to find how many carbs you can consume while continuing to lose weight, keep your appetite under control and feel energised. In this respect, Ongoing Weight Loss (OWL) is the first step in discovering your tolerance for carbohydrates.
Acceptable Foods List
During Ongoing Weight Loss (OWL), you add higher carb foods back into your diet – 5 daily carbs per week. You can move beyond vegetables to other foods such as nuts, seeds and berries.
When to Move On
Time to Move to Pre-Maintenance—or Not As you'll come to understand, your experience in OWL will likely determine what your permanent diet will look like. Phase 3, Pre-Maintenance, is where most people lose their last excess pounds and segue into permanent way of eating.
Here you’ll find some of the most commonly asked questions about Phase 2, Ongoing Weight Loss (OWL), of the New Atkins Diet. You’ll also find links to articles that will help you complete this phase successfully, as you move toward your goal weight and enhanced health.
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