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Atkins Diet: Amazing New Induction Phase Recipes!

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The Atkins Diet® continues to be one of the most popular diets for those who are interested in losing weight, changing their eating habits or are searching for a healthier diet. For this reason, we offer this book filled with newer recipes for the important two-week Induction Phase of Atkins.

One of the key elements of the Atkins Diet® is counting net carbs, so we’ve included those in the nutritional listing for each recipe. Don’t worry about calories or fats, concentrate on carbs! These recipes fit very nicely into these first two-weeks of eating healthier. 

What’s even more exciting is that people who aren’t even dieting will love these recipes, too - so no need to prepare a serving for one person, feed them to the entire family! Guess what else? No one will even notice they are eating healthier foods.

According to research, the body burns more calories on a very controlled low-carb eating plan than it burns on a high-carb, low-fat diet. This is because when the body intakes less carbs, ketosis occurs - the point at which the body begins to burn fat for energy versus burning the carbs you are eating or have stored. Therefore, by eating less carbs, the body will burn off the fat as energy, resulting in weight loss. It is this premise, not calorie-counting, that the Atkins Diet® promotes. 

Of course, not counting calories doesn’t mean that you should not pay attention to them. The Atkins Diet® recommends a range of 1500 - 1800 calories for women per day, and 1800 - 2000 for men. As long as you stay within these ranges, and eat only the allowed carbs for each phase of this eating plan, you will lose weight. Once your goal weight is reached, you will also be able to maintain it.

In order to effectively follow the Induction Diet, a food list of what you may eat is imperative. At the end of this book, we have listed all the permissible foods and the net carb content of those that should be counted on a daily basis. The most important thing to remember is that your net carb intake for these two weeks should be no less than 18 grams or no more than 22 grams per day. Additionally, it is important that no less than 12-15 grams of carbs come from the list of vegetables allowed. Pay particular attention to the notes provided on some of the food categories on the list. 

During the Induction Phase, you should never eat:
*Starchy vegetables
*Bread products
*Dairy products that are not cream, butter or cheese
*Fruit of any kind (too high in sugar)
*Gum, mints and hard candies, such as breath mints

But, during the Induction Phase, in addition to three meals and two snacks per day, you MUST have:
*Vitamins: mineral supplements and multi-vitamins
*Omega-3 fatty acid (such as fish oil)
*Lots and lots of water to flush toxins out and keep you hydrated

As with any diet, be sure to consult your medical provider before beginning a change in your eating plan.

The Atkins Diet® is a proven way to lose weight and bring your body into great shape. Always plan to get at least a half hour of exercise daily - whether it be at the gym or on the sidewalk. Any healthy eating plan should always be accompanied by exercise.

Another helpful hint is to weight yourself weekly - not daily - as the rate at which you lose your weight fluctuates from day-to-day. Some people actually lose inches off their body before the pounds lower. Do not become discouraged if you have a week of no weight loss, as long as you didn’t gain any during that period of time. 

Good luck - we are sure you will do well with this new eating plan!

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