On the road again, looks like you’re on the road – or in a plane or train – again! When it comes to travel, it’s so easy to be tempted by snacks available on the way, from fast food stops to plane food to train dining to hotel snack machines. Before you dive into that triple cheeseburger at the drive-through, mystery meat on the plane, Death by Chocolate cheesecake on the train or fake orange frosted cupcake in the snack machine, take a deep breath. Ahhhhh! Now make a resolution to treat yourself to a healthy snack to keep you going strong – with our help.
Heigh ho, heigh ho, it’s off to work you go – with no time for breakfast. If that’s your tune each morning, it’s time to do something nice for your body and mind: Eat that first meal of the day before you leave the house. Eating breakfast (and we’re talking about something more substantial than a cup of coffee laden with cream and sugar) gives you energy to kick-start your day.
When someone tells you they’re on a low-carb diet, do you immediately picture them eating massive quantities of bunless burgers and cubed cheddar cheese?
Well, times have changed. Those following a low-carb diet now have many delicious options for breakfast, lunch and dinner – including shakes, bars, salad dressings and so much more.
Find out more about some of the most popular products in our Low-Carb Store – all of which contain 10 carbs or fewer:
When Sharon Osbourne recently celebrated her 60th birthday, she also celebrated a major weight loss of six dress sizes! What helped this superstar shed the pounds? The low-carb Atkins diet. In fact, Sharon is so enthusiastic about Atkins that she’s become the program’s celebrity ambassador and is blogging regularly for them.
So what’s the Atkins diet like?
I’m often asked about my diet. And one of the most common questions I get is, “Do you eat carbs?” The answer is a resounding, “Yes!” And I’m happy to explain why.
Are you virtuously eating fat-free foods without achieving your weight loss goals? Then it’s time to get the skinny on a new study that compared low-carb diets with low-fat food plans. The results? Low-carb dieters lost more weight even though they ate the same number of calories! Another study, just completed at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, revealed that mice who ate a high-fat diet at scheduled times throughout the day weighed less at the end of the study than test animals in other control groups.
The take-away message: to lose weight, consider trying a low-carb diet that’s packed with protein and veggies, with a minimum of sugar and white flour foods. Here’s a sample day on a low-carb diet:
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