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.

    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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    04-10-2016

    Just because you’re living a low-carb lifestyle doesn’t mean you need to stop going out to eat every once in a while! Restaurants don’t always offer a great variety of low-carb options, but if you know how to order, you can turn almost any meal…

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    25-09-2016

    New dietary guidelines came out last week, and, as seems to be the case lately, they are causing some confusion. Let’s start with salt. The guidelines recommend limiting sodium intake to 2,300 milligrams a day, which amounts to about 1 teaspoon…

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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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    12-09-2016

    Slip-ups happen, whether it’s a moment of temporary weakness where you devour a doughnut instead of eggs for breakfast or a week of overindulgence on vacation that has you returning with a tan and extra baggage in the form of some additional…

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    12-09-2016

    Breakfast is a very important meal and one of my favorites. In fact, eating breakfast every day is great for weight loss and overall health; it is strongly associated with a reduced risk of a spectrum of metabolic conditions, including obesity,…

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    30-08-2016

    Whether you are new to Atkins or have been following it for some time, no doubt you may have dealt with your share of diet naysayers who are determined to undermine your hard-earned results with multiple reasons why low-carb diets are unhealthy…

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    02-08-2016

    Chances are, if you’re overweight, some common (and not-so-sensible) eating habits contributed to those extra pounds. If you’ve become accustomed to eating a bowl of ice cream every night while watching your favorite sitcom, for example, going…

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    29-07-2016

    Losing post-pregnancy weight is a top priority for many new mums, but weight loss after giving birth can be a different process from before pregnancy. Dealing with a new body, a new schedule and a new child are all factors that can complicate…

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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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    07-07-2016

    Lose weight? Live longer? Maybe your mum was right when she told you to eat your vegetables. Fortunately, vegetables are an important component of the Atkins Nutritional Approach.

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    25-05-2016

    When you think low carb, do images of luxurious meals of steak and lobster come to mind? Or perhaps you first think of low-carb snacks that are priced like precious jewels? Watching carbs to stay healthy or lose weight doesn’t have to cost you…

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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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    24-02-2016

    It may not seem like it quite yet, but spring is right around the corner—and before you know it, swimsuit season will be here. Now is the perfect time to spring clean your kitchen—purge your pantry and your refrigerator of any high-carb packaged…

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