Old 02-01-2016, 11:11 AM
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Originally Posted by erdmom
am I supposed to be a certain percentage under the number of calories that are listed on the bar graph on the food log page? It states that I have 2300 cal. I've gone from eating less than 1,000 to the 2300 listed. I was under the impression that on Atkins I didn't need to count calories, just carbs and make sure the percentages were correct....
70% fat, 30% protein and less than 5% for carbs.
Thank you. I'm very frustrated. I've tried so many times to drop weight (didn't cheat) and have been unsuccessful....
I do count calories. I have to or I overeat from boredom. I get in about 1300-1600 calories per day.

Even on this wonderful way of eating going from consuming 1000 measly calories to over 2000 you won't lose. You might want to scale back to around 1500 and up those calories gradually.
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Old 02-01-2016, 11:16 AM
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This is a riot. I did not realize this forum hasn't been active for a year. Oh well.
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Old 03-22-2016, 07:11 AM
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I have been doing the Atkins for 6 weeks. Lost 17 pounds and feel wonderful. Does anyone have any low carb dessert recipes they find successful? Sugar free jello gets old and would like to try something new.
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Old 04-10-2016, 11:03 PM
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Default Dessert idea

Hi, James,

One of my favorites (and it really gets your fiber up) is to take chia seeds, soak them in water (or unsweetened almond milk with a little stevia), and add a little cardamon. You have to like cardamon for this one to work, or you could use a few drops of vanilla or cacao. Let it all soak so the chia seeds reconstitute. A few spoons of that are very yummy.

Good luck!
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Old 04-12-2016, 11:14 AM
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Default Keto

I am not on Atkins but I am on Keto which is very similar, higher fat less protein I think is the big difference. Losing about a pound a day for 3 weeks now
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Old 04-20-2016, 03:36 PM
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Hi James,

If you still have a sweet tooth, go to this website..... (aka Active Low-Carber Forums). If you scroll down the page, you'll see Kitchen Low Carb Recipes...."Sweet Treats" for dozens of recipes from members.

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Old 04-27-2016, 07:12 AM
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Does anyone get the Atkins frozen dinners? Which are good and which are YUK ??
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Old 07-04-2018, 04:49 AM
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Default Fitday vs.

Hi all. Happy 4th. I am wondering if anyone has noticed any difference between the fitday and the nutrition online trackers? I noticed for the same daily total there was around a 200 calorie difference. Carbs were different. Every number was different. Who do you think is more accurate?
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Old 07-04-2018, 07:12 PM
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Thumbs up Atkins

Originally Posted by viridiann
Anyone doing ATKINS diet?
Thanks for asking a subject.
Atkins low carb diet program uses a powerful life-time approach to successful weight loss. I will try to do it.
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Old 10-13-2018, 05:22 AM
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I do Atkins. Original Keto diet I think
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