The Ongoing Weight Loss (OWL) is the second phase of the Atkins diet, immediately following the induction phase. During this phase, you will find that the weight loss is decelerating by a marginal amount. This is an easier phase than the induction phase because during this phase, some select carbohydrates will be reintroduced into the [...]
The pre-maintenance phase of the Atkins diet comes after the induction and the OWL phases. This is the phase that prepares you for a lifetime of healthy eating. The right time to enter this phase is when you only 5 to 10 pounds away from the body weight you seek. During this phase, your weight [...]
The Whole Nine Months: Low Carb Diets and Pregnancy It?s very important to watch what you eat. You are eating for two?which doesn?t mean that you eat more (so say goodbye to that second slice of cake), but that you eat smart. You are your baby?s only source of nutrients, and you need the proper [...]
Atkins Induction Rules The Induction phase of the Atkins diet is one of the most important stepping-stones to successful weight loss. In addition to the list of acceptable foods, there are a few rules that are important to follow during this period of the diet. During Induction, you need to eat three regular-sized meals per [...]
Maintaining your success is important in gaining permanent wit loss that last for a lifetime.