The Atkins diet is a diet that restricts carbohydrates, particularly sugar, to cause the dieter's body to burn fat instead of carbohydrates. There are multiple versions of the diet, each with different carbohydrate restr... More »

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The Atkins Diet is a weight loss diet that is based on a low-carbohydrate and low-sugar approach to losing weight. The goal is to limit balance the body's sugar and decrease fat storage. More »

The first phase of the Atkins Diet is considered the induction to the program, a way of jump-starting weight loss, according to Atkins.com. The point of this phase is to let the dieter find his personal carb balance, whi... More »

During the first phase of the Atkins diet, induction, a dieter can eat a reasonable amount of meat, poultry, fish, eggs, and butter and vegetable oils. He should limit himself to 20 grams of net carbohydrates from vegeta... More »

The Atkins diet restricts carbohydrates and helps dieters shed weight quickly and healthily. The program is split into four phases that help people reach and maintain their goal weights. More »

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Phase two of the Atkins diet involves slowly adding carbohydrates back into one's meals in increments of 5 grams. During this phase, allowed types of food include cheese, yogurt, nuts, berries, melons, citrus juices and ... More »

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When on the Atkins diet, avoid food high in sugars and carbohydrates. In the beginning of the diet plan, foods such as nuts and seeds are off limits. Some of these can be added to the diet in later stages. More »

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