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Atkins/low-carb diet as a vegetarian without eating soy protein?

I am looking for ideas on how to achieve an Atkins/low-carb diet without meat, soy, fish or eggs. Possible? [more inside]
posted by AppleTurnover on Jan 27, 2013 - 32 answers

Why didn't low-carb dieting work for me?

I tried a low-carb diet. I didn't lose much weight and my experience was different from what most other people report. Why? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 4, 2012 - 29 answers

Lost 60lbs & Fixed insulin resistance with Atkins. Will juice fasting hurt my progress??

I Lost 60 lbs and cured metabolic syndrome (insulin resistance) quickly on a modified Atkins diet. Can I start juice fasting without raising my sugar/insulin levels and "blowing up" again. I am down to about 5% bodyfat with normal blood sugar and LOVING it. How can I juice without upsetting my sugar/insulin balance again? Is it worth it? [more inside]
posted by StUdIoGeEk on Sep 21, 2011 - 21 answers

What happens after the induction phase of Atkins?

Low carb dieters: What was your experience when you left the induction phase of Atkins? What foods did you introduce? Did it affect your weight loss? Did your cravings for sweets and bready foods increase? [more inside]
posted by Viola on Mar 21, 2011 - 8 answers

Lo-carb protein powder

Recommendations of protein powder/shake mix for use on a lo-carb diet. I'm looking for one that is ultra low in carbs, maybe sweetened with Splenda. Low cost is good. [more inside]
posted by ackptui on Mar 19, 2011 - 15 answers

Need easy low-carbohydrate meal and snack ideas

Those of you who keep your carbohydrate intake low: what are your go-to simple meals and snacks? Even better if it's easy to make ahead, to take to work, or to find when you're on the road. [more inside]
posted by sister nunchaku of love and mercy on Feb 2, 2011 - 35 answers

Yogurt and Low Carb Diets

I just read a webpage indicating that due to the way the govt makes food mfgrs calulate ingredients in their products, the amount of carbs in yogurt is overstated. Much of the lactose in the milk used to make it is converted to lactic acid, but remains in the carb count in the nutrition facts on the carton. I understood the fermentation process before, but was not aware of the label being misleading. Could anyone point me to research or a definitive source showing that this is true? Thanks.
posted by ackptui on Jan 10, 2011 - 1 answer

Diet soda pop with Splenda

Looking forward to a low-carb diet after the holiday excess, and wondering about aspartame use during the induction phase. Looking for diet soda in USA with Splenda/sucralose instead. [more inside]
posted by ackptui on Dec 26, 2010 - 14 answers

Safe, sane, long term low carb diet?

Practical, science-based, safe, sane "low carb" book that doesn't pull any punches? (If simply "Atkins," which one?) I'm looking for a book that is gung-ho, but still spells out what can go wrong and why: I'm three days in to a self-created low carb diet. All sorts of good stuff has happened, but all sorts of disconcerting stuff has happened, too. [more inside]
posted by zeek321 on Aug 27, 2010 - 21 answers

How to gain weight without carbohydrates?

LowCarbDietFilter: How do you GAIN weight on a low carb diet? I'm on a low carb diet for health reasons, but was already fairly skinny before I started, and now I'm having a tough time maintaining my weight. Any good resources that aren't all about weight loss? [more inside]
posted by sdis on Dec 21, 2009 - 23 answers

South Beach and anxiety

Started a low-carb diet. Anxiety has hit the roof. Anyone have experience with this? [more inside]
posted by jujube on Jan 7, 2009 - 14 answers

Help me prepare right for a no-sugar diet

Help me find some recipes for a high protein, low car, no sugar diet intended to help my wife and I lose weight. Some restrictions inside. [more inside]
posted by arniec on Nov 24, 2008 - 12 answers

Net carbs - is fibre included in the UK?

Net carbs question: In the UK, where fibre is listed separately from carbohydrate on food packaging, does the concept of net carbs still apply? [more inside]
posted by deeper red on Jan 11, 2008 - 3 answers

Dietary Restrictions: No Carbs, No Cholestorol

I have a friend/roommate with some interesting dietary restrictions. Any help? [more inside]
posted by rossination on Apr 7, 2007 - 20 answers

Atkins rebound?

Is the Atkins diet worthwhile as a temporary diet for dropping about 10 lbs, or does this type of diet have a higher rate of rebound compared to the same weight loss from portion control, Weight Watchers, etc? I'm aware Atkins is intended to be a lifestyle change, but I tend to keep a constant weight just fine and simply want to take 'er down a notch.
posted by rolypolyman on Oct 29, 2006 - 9 answers

Low-carb Pasta?

DebunkFilter: Dreamfields Pasta claims only 5 digestible carbs per serving. Fact or fiction? [more inside]
posted by mischief on Jul 8, 2004 - 13 answers

How popular is the Atkidn Diet outside the US?

I have always kind of wondered how the Atkins Diet has been received in Europe as well as Canada and Latin America. Personally I have some problems with it (How much exercise can you accomplish if you aren't getting any carbs???) but i haven't read Atkins For Life (or whatever the book is called) yet and I don't think I'm going to. Anyway, Specifically, I was wondering how the nations of England, France and Canada react to it? Is it popular there or just laughed at?
posted by Slimemonster on Mar 17, 2004 - 21 answers

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