A tidy combination of protein, fat and carbohydrate can be found in delicious and convenient nuts and seeds. They have been an important component of the human diet since the days when mankind survived as hunter-gatherers.
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 a mint. Here’s how to do it without breaking the bank!
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 sources.
Live low carb to the full
On a low carb diet, every meal is important. Everything you eat, be it a quick midmorning snack or your evening meal, all works towards your goal. Here you can find out about the importance of each meal and discover some tasty tips for mealtimes and special occasions.
Start the day as you mean to go on with a delicious reduced carb breakfast
“I can now enjoy fashionable high street clothes as opposed to the huge sizes I had to wear before. I’ve even lost a shoe size! What I’ve also found with losing weight is that it really does give you more confidence. I can honestly say the Atkins diet has transformed my life and I am so very grateful for this."
““I am now 55 kilograms and I never feel like I’m ‘on a diet’. I’ve just made a lifestyle change and the result goes way beyond my success on the scales. I have much more energy, and it’s long lasting, not the kind you get from a quick sugar fix, which is just what I need to run around after the kids."