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Atkins diet phase 1 sample menu

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
This is covered well: In all the atkins books. You can follow my tips for dinners on low carb diets, but they are not phase one! remember, phase one virtually eliminates ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Endocrinology 52 years experience
10 pounds a week: Despite what you hear on the TV, that is too much to lose in a week. There are many articles available about diet and weight control. Take your time r... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
3-10lbs: Most people average 5-6 pounds. The usual range is 3-10 pounds. Make sure your urine test strips indicate ketosis!
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Possibly: Here is the rule you wanna abide by: eat no more than 20 grams a day of net carbs, 12 to 15 grams of them as foundation vegetables. This means you can... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Basically!: The low carb/glycemic index diet diminishes the secretion of insulin. Without high Insulin levels, fat cannot be put in a fat cell. When Insulin lev... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Extremely low: carb intake makes a diet ketogenic.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
Nutrition 37 years experience
See below: you eat, meat, chicken, fish, nuts, cheese. You basically limit intake of sugar and carbohydrates such as grains, fruits and vegetables. You certainly... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Absolutely, but...: They work very well for people with mesomorphic, android, (methyltestosterone) or "apple, " body types. These people have relatively high waists and c... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Lack of balance: The atkins diet does not promote a balance of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. We need all three, in proper proportions, for proper nutrition and he... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 45 years experience
Exam first.: Before going hog wild into the Atkin's diet program, you might want to have your physician evaluate your health status first. Don't set yourself for f... Read More
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