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Is it safe to not eat vegetables during the atkins diet?

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Dr. Sudhir Bansal
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology 76 years experience
Atkins diet: Atkins diet is a kerogen edits inducing diet which stands for high fat and high protein with few carbs vegetables are carb rich and not present in the traditional atkins since you are going to just achieve weight loss as long as you donot add root vegetables like potatoes or flour u should be fine.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

What to eat on the Atkins diet?

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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 wouldn't drink any sugar containing drinks or processed foods. eggs are allowed. So you can have bacon and eggs for breakfast Lunch might be a piece of chicken.' no bread, no cakes,
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What foods do you eat on the Atkins diet?

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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
meat and veggies: Eat only meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry and low starch veggies, drink only water. In other words avoid all carbs, carbs will only briefly raise your sugar levels, then Insulin levels and then your sugar will drop again. The fats in the meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry will act like a "log on your metabolic fire" to keep your blood sugar stable for hours, without raising insuli.

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