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Old 01-09-2012, 02:31 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Joyell View Post
Maybe he thinks he's on Atkins, but if he is eating a stick of butter daily, he's doing it wrong.

I'm on Atkins and I get PLENTY of fiber daily and I don't get anywhere near 2600 calories per day.

My suggestion is that you reread the rules of Induction, if that's the level you're on and EAT MORE VEGETABLES!
I agree! I get at least 25g of fiber each day, and I don't eat that much butter. The New Atkins for a New You (NANY) give this example of a typical day's intake of fat:
  • 2 TBS oil for salad dressing and cooking
  • 1 TBS butter
  • 1 ounce of cream
  • 2 ounces of cheese
  • 2-3 eggs
  • 2-3 servings of meat, poultry, fish, or shellfish
  • 10 olives OR 1/2 HAAS avocado
  • 2 ounces of nuts or seeds (after the first 2 weeks of induction)

Nowhere on there to you see an over-abundance of fat/oil. It may be more than a person doing a low-fat diet wants to eat, but it is not 1,000 calories of butter or oil.
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