New Atkins for a New You: The Ultimate Diet for Shedding Weight and Feeling Great.
Stephen D. Phinney
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Think you know the Atkins Diet? Think Again. The New Atkins is...
Learn how to eat the wholesome foods that will turn your body into an amazing fat-burning machine.
The updated and simplified program was created with you and your goals in mind.
Atkins is about eating delicious and healthy food -- a variety of protein, leafy greens and other vegetables, nuts, fruits, and whole grains.
Perfect for busy lifestyles: you can stick with Atkins at work, at home, on vacation, when you're eating out -- wherever you are.
Backed by Science:
More than 50 studies support the low-carb science behind Atkins.
But Atkins is more than just a diet. This healthy lifestyle focuses on maintenance from Day 1, ensuring that you'll not only take the weight off -- you'll keep it off for good. Featuring inspiring success stories, all-new recipes, and 24 weeks' worth of meal plans, The New Atkins for a New You offers the proven low-carb plan that has worked for millions, now totally updated and even easier than ever.
eager to get going immediately, simply start with part II, but please circle back later to learn how and why Atkins works. At the very least, read the review sections at the end of the chapters in part I. As the Success Stories sprinkled throughout the book make clear, until you understand the nutritional grounding of the Atkins Diet, it’s all too easy to regard it merely as a tool for quick weight loss—instead of a healthy and permanent lifestyle. In part I, you’ll also make the acquaintance of
the right place. Atkins has never been just about weight, so there’s also a seat at the table for already slim folks who want to improve their physique, increase their energy, overcome health problems, or simply feel better. Whatever your story, it’s time to get off of the diet merry-go-round and onto a permanent path to lifetime slimness, vitality, and good health. TIME TO TAKE CONTROL Does this sound familiar? Each time you’ve tried a new weight loss approach or renewed your commitment to
of water (or other noncaloric fluids) daily. • Cut back on artificial sweeteners, low-carb products, and fruit other than berries. • Do a reality check on your calorie intake. (See page 107 in Chapter 7.) • If you’ve been consuming alcohol, back off or abstain for now. If none of these modifications makes the scale budge for a month, you’re truly on a plateau. Frustrating as it is, the only way to outsmart it is to wait it out. Continue to eat right and follow the other advice above, and your
body (and the scale) will eventually comply. PUSHING THE LIMITS Let’s look at another all-too-common reason for a slowdown or stall. Call it a form of self-delusion. This is a conscious form of behavior, unlike carb creep. You may have found that you could have an occasional slice of regular bread or even sneak in a bowl of your favorite ice cream and still continue to pare off the pounds. “I have a really high metabolism,” you might tell yourself, “so I can push the limits and still have
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