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Atkins Diet Information

Info on the Atkins Diet to give you a basic understanding about how the diet works, including descriptions of the Atkins phases, food lists, pros and cons, and comparisons with other popular low-carb diets, such as the South Beach Diet.

How to Get Started on the Atkins Diet
Not sure where to start? This is the place.

Atkins Diet: Overview
A quick overview of the Atkins Diet.

Atkins Diet: Phase One: Induction
A description of the goals and methods of the Induction Phase of the Atkins Diet.

Atkins Diet Food Lists for the Induction Phase and Beyond
What to eat and what not to eat during the Induction phase of the Atkins Diet, and what foods to phase in afterwards.

Do You Need the Atkins Induction Phase?
The Atkins books say the Induction phase is essential. The Web site says it's optional. I give my opinion.

Atkins Diet Videos
These videos include information about how to get started on the Atkins Diet, what to eat, and other tips.

Atkins Diet: Phase Two: Ongoing Weight Loss (OWL)
A description of the second phase of the Atkins Diet.

Atkins Diet: Phase Three: Pre-Maintenance
Phase three of the Atkins Nutritional Approach - preparing for Lifetime Maintenance.

Atkins Diet: Phase Four: Maintenance
Information about the Atkins Maintenance Plan, a "way of eating for life".

Pros and Cons of the Atkins Diet
Positives and negatives of the Atkins Nutritional Approach.

Atkins Diet Book List
Books and cookbooks related to the Atkins Diet, with links to the best prices on each.

Atkins Carbohydrate Ladder
The order Atkins recommends carbohydrate food be added to the diet.

Comparison of Atkins and South Beach Diets
Similarities and differences between the South Beach and Atkins diets.

How Did Atkins Die?
The truth about the death of Dr. Atkins.

Discussion Forum
Have a question about the Atkins Diet, or any low carb diet? Join the discussion here on our Forum. Laura moderates.

What is ketosis?
What is Ketosis? This is a lot of confusion about this term. I explain what ketosis means.

Atkins Nutritionals Official Web Site
Official information about the Atkins Nutritional Approach, plus food tables and reference material.

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