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Old 02-17-2011, 01:01 PM
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Originally Posted by cullicocopop View Post
I've been following Atkins since the end of the year - am down 20lbs (though it's up and down a bit these last couple of weeks) and have lost 5 inches from my waist! (I checked it 3 x!!!) - I'm happy as can be and will be content to plateu throughout the rest of this month and then start losing again. I have another 17 to go!

Carry on, carbolators.
That's great--keep up the good work!

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Old 02-20-2011, 06:03 PM
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Hey I'm new here- Has anyone found a way to track net carbs on fitday? Thanks!
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Old 02-21-2011, 08:50 PM
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Hi, I just started Atkin today. I am not feel hungry but feel quite sleepy and light headache.
I hope it go away soon.
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Old 02-21-2011, 09:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Bcrossfitchick View Post
Hey I'm new here- Has anyone found a way to track net carbs on fitday? Thanks!
Right at the moment, FitDay does not track net carbs, just total carbs. I've been told that the PC version does, but I can't personally vouch for that fact. Net carb tracking may be one of the "new features" that are coming online at some time in the (possibly) near future.

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Old 02-24-2011, 11:03 AM
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Default new atkins dieter--any others here?

my name is patti. been dieting for a month and lost 6 lbs... think i should have done better as atkins usually helps it pour off! i lost about 10 lbs before the holidays and kept it off so it's a total of 16 lbs. Im at 182 right now so i cut myself off just before i topped off at 200 lbs...
I want to get down to 150 which is where i was most of my life and really worked for me pretty well but it's a struggle.
i discovered the delicious atkins snack bars and started eating 2 a night (at least) NOT GOOD!!!
I've got no self control once i get started!
if anyone else is working the atkins program i'd love to hear how you're doing.
have a great day everyone and good luck with your weight loss goals!
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Old 02-24-2011, 01:52 PM
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I just create a custom food and plug in what would be the net carb count.
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Old 02-24-2011, 10:41 PM
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I just create a custom food and plug in what would be the net carb count.
That is what I do. I am in stage 3 of Atkins and eat about 50 grams of net carbs a day. It is not at all hard because I really do not want all that flour/sugar/starch. The diet has totally weaned me from such foods and I do not feel deprived by declining cakes/cookies/fries.
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Old 02-25-2011, 01:38 AM
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Originally Posted by bluejay77 View Post
I just create a custom food and plug in what would be the net carb count.
How can you do that?
I am on day 4, lost 1.6 pound. I found it is hard to eliminate sugar in cooking. Any advices?
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Old 02-25-2011, 07:06 AM
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Welcome to FitDay!

Check out the Diet forum and you will find others doing the Atkins diet too!
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Old 02-25-2011, 01:22 PM
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How can you do that?
I am on day 4, lost 1.6 pound. I found it is hard to eliminate sugar in cooking. Any advices?
Mai
Just jot down all the info you have on the food, the click create food and enter the details. Then save it.

If you go on the Atkins website there is lots of help/advice/recipes. If you cannot find what you want you can ask on the forum.
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