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Low Carb 101 - Basic Info About Low Carb Diets

General information about low-carbohydrate diets, which can be applied to Atkins, South Beach, Protein Power, Sugar Busters, Zone, and other controlled-carb diets. Includes FAQ, health issues, and misconceptions about low-carb diets.
  1. Carbohydrate Information (16)
  2. Frequently Asked Questions (20)
  3. Low-Carb Living (55)
  4. Healthy Eating (38)
  5. Glossary (43)

Do Low-Carb Diets Work?
Find out what weight loss to expect on the first month of a low-carb diet.

Before You Begin a Low-Carb Diet
How to Get Ready for a Low-Carb Diet

Ecourse: How to Cut Carbs
A two-week course bringing you through the process of cutting carbs in your diet.

7 Carb-Lowering Steps
Seven steps to help you on your way to a lower-carb diet. And some of them involve adding foods!

How to Cut Carbs: Web Version
This Web version of the email course "How to Cut Carbs" takes you through the steps of how to reduce the amount of carbohydrate you're eating.

Getting Started on a Low-Carb Diet

Getting Started on a Low-Carb Diet
All the resources you need to begin a low carb diet.

Is Low Carb Right For You?
Advice to help you determine whether a controlled carbohydrate diet is worth a shot.

Weight Loss on a Low-Carb Diet
Find out what weight loss to expect on the first month of a low-carb diet.

What to Expect the First Six Months
What to expect on the first six months of a low-carb diet.

The Best Thing About Low-Carb Diets
There is a hidden benefit to low-carb diets that can be the very best thing about it.

20 Benefits of Low-Carb Diets
Low-carbohydrate diets have many benefits. Here are twenty that low-carbers like most.

Seven Myths About Low-Carb Diets
There are a lot of myths about low-carbohydrate diets and what they do in the body. I take them apart, one by one.

Getting Through the First Week
Getting through the first week of any change is the hardest part. Low carbohydrate diets have special challenges, but if you're prepared for them, you can breeze through.

Medications and Low-Carb Diets
Medications which require checking with your doctor before starting a low-carb diet.

10 Things to Stop Doing When You're on a Low-Carb Diet
These 10 things will make you're low-carb diet more difficult. Don't do them!

What Carb Level is Right For You?
Reduced carbohydrate diets all suggest a range of carbohydrate restriction. How do you know which is right for you? Here are some guidelines to get you started.

Clearing up Confusion About Carbohydrates
Foods are not carbohydrates - they contain carbohydrates. Nutrition reporters are confusing people.

Understanding Carbohydrates - More Complex Than You Think
Introduction to a series with basic as well as much new information about carbohydrates. The term "complex carbohydrate" as it has been used may be obsolete.

The Low Carb Difference: Working With Your Body
One of key differences between low carbohydrate diets and other weight loss plans.

The Most Common Low Carb Misconception
We hear it over and over: "not enough vegetables and fruits on low carb". Nothing could be further from the truth. Information and tips on veggies and fruit on a low carbohydrate diet.

Can Carb Cravings Be Your Friend?
Recognizing and dealing with food cravings resulting from eating too much carbohydrate.

Talking With Your Doctor About Low-Carb Eating
Feel intimidated to talk with your doctor about your low-carb diet? Check out these tips to ease the communication.

LDL on a Low-Carb Diet
What can you expect regarding LDL cholesterol on a low-carb diet?

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