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Dec 04

Top 10 Questions and Answers on Atkins Diet

1. What is Atkins Diet?

Dr. Atkins diet, first introduced in 1972, is strictly focused on limiting carbohydrate consumption.

That is why it is called a low-carb, high-protein diet or sometimes simply a low-carb diet, together with other diets such as South Beach Diet, Power Protein Diet etc…

2. What are carbohydrates, and where can they be found?

Carbohydrates provide your body with its basic fuel, very much like a car engine and gasoline. Glucose goes directly into the cells, which convert it into the energy they need.

There are two types of carbohydrates:

Dec 03

Diet Fads – Some Smart, Some Scary

Dieting. Not many people like it, but lots of people have tried it. What some people don’t realize is that diets, some laughable and some scary, have existed long before the Atkins diet became popular.

1800s

Vinegar Diet – British poet Lord Byron claimed to have lost 60 pounds by soaking his food in vinegar before eating it, although some historians believe he had an eating disorder.

Graham’s Diet – Sylvester Graham, father of the ever-popular Graham Cracker was a Presbyterian minister who believed people should avoid coffee, alcohol, tea, spices, and meat. His followers, “Grahamites”, ate pure water, fresh vegetables and fruits, high fiber foods, and whole wheat.

Dec 01

Which Diet Works?

Every year a “revolutionary” new diet captures the headlines, claiming to be able to help us lose weight and feel healthier. There is no magic way to lose weight and the healthiest, safest and ultimately easiest way to lose weight and stay slim is to eat a balanced diet including fibre, while cutting down on sugary and fatty foods.

Many people, however, turn to one of these diets. While some are based on sound nutritional principals, others are deficient in certain nutrients and are not balanced. Let’s have a look at some of them.

Nov 28

Atkins Diet Facts – How the Atkins Works

Since its release, Dr. Atkins’ New Diet Revolution has sold millions of copies. The promise of fast weight loss without having to suffer through the usual low-fat, low-calorie, low-taste, diet that overweight people were used to, generated widespread appeal. However, that appeal wouldn’t have lasted over the years if the diet didn’t work. The fact is, that the Atkins Diet does work. How and why it works, however, aren’t as magic as it all sounds.

Atkins Diet History – Millions of Dieters Say It Works and Shed Hundreds of Pounds

Nov 20

Weight Loss Diet Deceptions Revealed

Read this special article before you consider paying for a Perfect Diet program.

Are You Looking for the Perfect Diet?

Nov 14

Top Ten Fad Diets Reviews

Many people want to lose a lot of weight and are willing to try anything from a stomach staple to a far out wacky diet. Some diets are controversial and can be injurious to health. Others are short-term starvation. Here is a list of the top ten fad diets.

#1 The Atkins diet is a one of Americas most popular and still endures after many years. The Atkins diet basis is that processed foods and a high carbohydrate diet are the core problems that make and keep people fat. The diet has four phases.

Nov 11

Diet Programs – Which One Should I Choose?

Diet programs you will find that there are so many programs on the market today that it is easy to become confused, lost and bewildered. Your friends or family may suggest certain diets or regimes that have worked for them, but be aware they may not work for you. But which one should I choose?

In this world where we are obsessed with our weight and our looks, we are constantly reminded in the media, in the press, and on the television in fact everywhere we go. That our body mass and body weight is too much and that if we were slimmer we would be happier with ourselves and possibly more successful. It all has an impact on our confidence, our personality and our lifestyle, but what are the right diet programs for you.

Oct 31

Diet Programs – The Basics

Atkins Diet Program

The Atkins diet program is based on the principle of switching your body to burn fat instead of carbohydrates to obtain energy. It is a life change rather than a diet program, as in order to keep the pounds off you need to stick to the recommended way of eating.

The main difference to other diet programs is in what you are allowed to eat ie eggs, meat including beef, pork, turkey, chicken, duck, wild game, veal & lamb also fish such as shellfish. Fats are also permitted ie butter, olive oil & mayonnaise, certain cheeses are also permitted.

Oct 24

The Atkins Diet – What Is It And How Can It Work For Me?

The Atkins Diet was developed over ten years ago by Dr. Robert Atkins, an American heart specialist, for patients who needed to be operated on but could not because of their excessive weight. With his diet plan it enabled patients to lose weight quickly so surgery was possible and patients could be undertaken. As a result it was released to the public and soon became one of the most controversial and successful diet plans on the planet. Helping countless people loose weight dramatically.

HOW IT WORKS

Oct 22

Diet and Fitness Weight Loss Program – The Best Way to Lose Weight

Diet and fitness weight loss program are very necessary in order to lose weight. A weight loss program must include a good diet and an exercise fitness regime. It is very important to choose a good diet plan. There are so many well-known weight loss programs to choose from such as Atkins diet, South beach diet, Mayo clinic diet, Mediterranean diet, etc. If you follow the diet plan of these weight loss programs, you may observe exceptional results in two or three weeks. They are no complex science diets and can be used by anyone who is keen on losing weight. The idea to choose the best diet for you is to select a diet that will help you lose weight without cutting down much on what you eat. The diet plan must have sufficient food items such as protein and fiber rich foods that will not keep you hungry, and burn fats and calories as fast as possible.

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