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Classic Egg Nog the Atkins way

Ahhh the holiday season is nearing ,people bringing out their thick jackets, dads taking out the large shovels out of the shed. But what holiday season will be complete with out the usual holiday treats like candy, fruit cake, turkey, etc. Then there is the holiday eggnog, problem is with all the stuff we eat […]

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Atkins Diet and Insulin

Diabetes is caused by the bodyâ??s inability to properly regulate blood sugar levels.  This essential energy is literally the lifeblood of your body.  In a normal functioning body, blood sugar levels are stabilized by periodic injections of insulin.  Produced by the pancreas, insulin plays a number of roles in the body, including reducing blood sugar […]

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Constipation Problems and the Atkins Diet

The number one medical problem that remains under diagnosed year after year is constipation.  Nobody wants to go to the trouble of scheduling a doctorâ??s appointment when they have constipation.  In the majority of cases, the condition goes away within a day or two anywayâ??long before most of us could ever get in to actually […]

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Does Atkins Diet Reduce Joint Pain?

Joint pain is a condition that we all experience occasionally due to physical activity, injuries, etc.  However, as we age, joint pain may become a chronic condition due to arthritis.  There are two main varieties of arthritis:  Osteoarthritis is the more common and affects some 20 million people in the United States alone.  The condition […]

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Exercise Critical to Maintenance Phase of Atkins Diet

The final phase of the Atkins diet may be the most difficult of the four.  Otherwise known as â??Maintenanceâ?, the final phase of the Atkins diet concentrates on keeping the pounds off.  It is quite common for people losing 30 or more pounds to gain a lot of the weight back a year after reaching […]

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Calcium and the Atkins Diet

Where calcium and the Atkins diet are concerned, two factors may lead you to add supplements to your diet:  ketosis and the potential for lowered calcium intake.  However, you need to understand that through proper reintegration of beneficial carbs into your diet after Induction, those on the Atkins diet do not necessarily need calcium.  It […]

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Is Healthy Heart Possible On the Atkins Diet?

The American Heart Association has added the Atkins diet to a list of other diets that can increase risks for heart disease and elevated cholesterol levels.  The basic idea is that people on the Atkins diet, free from caloric restrictions, eat elevated levels of red meats and high-fat dairy products.  Both of these food groups […]

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Atkins Diet Mashed “Potatoes”?

Mashed potatoes anyone? Mashed potatoes are one of the most sinful indulgences we can sink our teeth into. But now there is a way to enjoy mashed potatoes on the Atkins Diet without ingesting the carbs it comes with. 1 fresh head of cauliflower 1 cup Dixie Diner Mashers Potato Mix 1/4 cup sour cream […]

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Can the Atkins Diet Help Seniors With Insomnia?

A common problem we all face as we grow older is insomnia.  This probably scares a lot of you because millions of us already suffer with insomnia already.  Sleep medication remains the number one drug prescription and stress if often the cause of the problem in younger adults.  As we age, however, insomnia is caused […]

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Do You Need Herbal Supplements When On Atkins Diet?

Although the Atkins diet has been criticized for encouraging people to consume foods high in fat and not restricting caloric intake, the fact remains that the diet is effective at shedding pounds and keeping cholesterol levels low.  However, the Atkins diet also advises to avoid fruits, vegetables, breads, and grainsâ??all known sources of dietary fiber […]

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