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.

    12-10-2021

    The Fat Fast is a short-term, low-calorie, high-fat program (1,000 calories/day and 80% fat) that you follow for three to five days to help jump start your metabolism and help with weight management.

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    06-09-2021

    Over the years, I have discovered a few methods for overcoming the “naysayers” in my life.

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    27-08-2021

    As days are getting longer and the sun is getting warmer, Atkins has curated five tips to help renew your health and fitness goals ahead of spring.

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    14-07-2021

    Healthy cooking oils are a great source of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats. Atkins has compiled a list of the healthiest oils to cook with (plus the healthiest oil for frying) to use in your recipes.

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    04-06-2021

    There are plenty of keto milk options available, from heavy cream to unsweetened almond milk.

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    14-05-2021

    Obesity is a leading risk factor for high blood pressure. Left undetected or uncontrolled, high blood pressure may lead to health conditions such as heart attacks, heart failure or stroke and is also one of the risk factors for developing metabolic…

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    21-04-2021

    The secret to succeeding on your keto or low carb lifestyle comes down to planning and making sure you have all the right tools, food and recipes on hand.

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    29-03-2021

    Getting a healthy balance of protein, carbs, and natural fats is vital. Here’s how you can successfully ratio your daily macros on a low carb diet.

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    22-02-2021

    ‘Keto’ has become a lifestyle buzzword, but you may not know that keto diets are founded on the same principles as the Atkins lifestyle. Ketosis is the process that occurs when your body burns ketones for fuel instead of burning glucose generated…

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    07-01-2021

    One of the biggest low carb lifestyle challenges for many people is limiting our intake of baked goods, which are famously high in carbohydrates. That’s why we’ve created this guide for low carb baking—so you can have your cake and eat it too!

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    08-12-2020

    Research shows that what you eat can affect the levels of inflammation in your body. Foods high in sugar and refined carbs trigger inflammation, which can lead to weight gain, diabetes, heart disease and Alzheimer’s.

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    22-10-2020

    A food pusher is someone who pressures, i.e. pushes, you to eat something after you’ve already said no. With the holiday season approaching, how can you avoid being labeled as a party pooper while staying true to your low carb lifestyle?

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    10-08-2020

    The days may seem to drag on forever when everyone’s working from home, studying from home and eating at home. The afternoon slump is still a very real thing, and while it may be tempting to take a cat nap on the couch that beckons from across…

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    06-07-2020

    If your goal is to be a good example for your kids by showing them how to make healthy eating choices, you can start with these low carb tips for families.

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    10-06-2020

    I always like to emphasize that Atkins is not a high-protein diet but an optimal protein diet.

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    07-05-2020

    While you may not be celebrating Mother’s Day with brunch at a restaurant or at a larger family gathering, now, more than ever, it’s important to honour mum, and all the roles she’s taken on recently: teacher, chef, activities coordinator and…

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    19-04-2020

    Depending on your lockdown level, some of you can’t grab a meal at your favorite local restaurant right now but you may be able to order a takeaway. Here’s how you can make healthy low carb and keto-friendly choices “eating out” when you’re…

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    01-04-2020

    9 tips for living a low carb lifestly in these special times.

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    01-04-2020

    Currently we need to be creative during this temporary situation. To make it a bit easier we made a small list of delicious recipes which are easy to make ahead and freeze.

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    25-03-2020

    The entire world has changed in a week. While it may be tempting to binge-eat while you binge-watch, now is not the time to put your healthy eating habits and overall wellness on the back burner. The last thing you want is to start packing on…

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