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What to eat on the Atkins diet?

What to eat on the Atkins diet?

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, ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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What is the danger of Atkins diet?

What is the danger of Atkins diet?

You are mistaken: Dr. Atkins did not die of a heart attack. He actually fell on ice outside the hospital striking his head and sustaining a brain injury from which he did not recover. No diet is the right or wrong diet. That is why there is no one diet that is good for all individuals. I would suggest you consult with a recognized expert rather than trying to get a quick answer to a complicated and difficult issue. ...Read more

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What happens if I do the Atkins diet?

What happens if I do the Atkins diet?

Shrinking.: Depending on your weight when you start, you can certainly expect to loose some weight. If excess carbohydrates were a main part of your diet then you should expect to see serious results. Like all diets, sticking to it is always a challenge. I recommend assistance with a physician versed in the Atkin's program. ...Read more

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What's your opinion on the Atkins diet?

What's your opinion on the Atkins diet?

Reasonable: To a point. Chief value is v.Low simple carbs, but "eat all you want of meat, fat encourages overeating. On the whole, i despise diets in favor of simply eating "god made" food. ...Read more

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What should you eat on the Atkins diet?

What should you eat on the Atkins diet?

General Principles: The general principles of the atkins diet include : -emphasis on high protein -emphasis on wholesome foods. -stresses the importance of healthy fats. -nutrition from fresh vegetables, lean protein, fruits, and whole grains -more emphasis on portion and calorie control. -special attention given to those who are diabetic as well as vegetarians. -being active and exercise. ...Read more

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What is the current opinions on the Atkins diet?

What is the current opinions on the Atkins diet?

Plant-based diet: is far healthier than the Atkins diet. Check out www.Drmcdougall.com and www.nutritionfacts.org for a healthy diet and the dangers of Atkins. ...Read more

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What indian meals are recommended for Atkins diet?

Very hard!: Nan, or indian bread is good, but forbidden. Indian diets are heavy into rice, also to be avoided. Curries without rice, but with lamb, or chicken, and bell peppers, onions are very good. Virtually all vegetables are good as well. Sweet deserts, bread, and rice need be avoided. This as made it difficult for many of my indian patients! ...Read more

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Can the Atkins diet literally mean no carbs?

Can the Atkins diet literally mean no carbs?

Yes: Simple carbs are sugars and are a major cause of obesity. Complex carbs come from fruit and vegetables and represent normal diet. Atkins is not a "normal" diet. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat refined carbs after Atkins diet?

Is it okay to eat refined carbs after Atkins diet?

In moderation: If you lose weight while doing carbohydrate restricting diets, then to go back to eating simple, refined carbohydrates in excessive quantities will likely result in weight gain. The bigger goal is to change your eating habits, and try to eat more nutritious foods, and simple refined carbs in moderation. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat pumpkin seeds while on the Atkins diet?

Is it ok to eat pumpkin seeds while on the Atkins diet?

Atkins diet: Is a low-carbohydrate diet that in fact emphasizes use of pumpkins as one of ingredients to be consumed in early phases of treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do to convince my mom that the Atkins diet is healthy?

Atkins diet: Atkins diet is only been reported in trials on short term basis due to subjects inability to stick to it as a result not possible to report problems with it in diabetics kidneys may surface due to protein loading high potassium is reported bone loss is a theoretical possibility. ...Read more

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Please help, how much is too much eggs, meat, mayo in Atkins diet?

Please help, how much is too much eggs, meat, mayo in Atkins diet?

Makes no....: Doesn't make much difference! i probably ingest more saturated fat than anyone in knoxville. My chol/hdl ratio is 2.5. Triglycerides 88. ...Read more

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Could Atkins diet work better if your eating more fat then protein?

Could Atkins diet work better if your eating more fat then protein?

Atkins: Since Healthtap physicians are asked not to endorse product lines – would recommend that you refer directly to the Atkin's website. ...Read more

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Has there been evidence of success on Atkins diet and low carb foods?

Quite if........: If you are an "apple" build, with torso weight and high waisted-very good. If low waisted, with more weight on arms and legs-not as good. Low calorie/low fat may be better in that case. But apples have cholesterol and BP issues and the is no scientific question that low carb trumps low fat in this case! i have lost 40 lbs and have maintained this 17 yrs, on a personal note. Chol/hdl= 2.5, best! ...Read more

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Why am I so hungry all time? Is it because I'm doing the Atkins diet?

Why am I so hungry all time? Is it because I'm doing the Atkins diet?

Yes: it has about the highest rate of drop outs. People hate it. Furthermore, it's never been shown to work better than conventional eat less exercise more. He wasn't that fat AND, he certainly DID need to follow a diet unlike nearly every other diet author... except........ https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/1708440999?token=378a5145 mainly, find triggers, work on them, learn from errors. ...Read more

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Is the Atkins diet recommended for someone who is lactose intolerant?

Yes: Please read the book. It is not a prescription for all you can eat in one catagory. Dr. Adkins collected and promoted the research which helped many people stay with the diet and achieve long term success. There is no reason to fail simply because of lactose intolerance. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to do insanity while also staying on the Atkins diet?

Is it a good idea to do insanity while also staying on the Atkins diet?

Insanity is: A very strenuous and vigorous work out, and unless you're in good shape and able to tolerate the extreme exercise, it's not a good idea to do insanity at any time, no matter what diet you're on or off of. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more