Typical Day Atkins Diet Plan




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So, you want to follow the Atkins Diet, which is also referred to as The Atkins Nutritional Approach or Atkins, for short. This diet has become one of the most popular and marketed of the methods that involve a low-carbohydrate diet. Dr. Robert Atkins, who wrote the popular “Dr. Atkins’ Diet Revolution,” which was first introduced onto the market in 1972, created the diet. The original book was later revised after receiving criticisms from a variety of critics and advocates.




Some of the negative comments made about this diet, is that the acidity that occurs during a high protein diet, can cause osteoporosis. The Annals of Internal Medicine (May 2004) showed a study where dieters on Atkins suffered more from diarrhea, general weakness, rashes and muscle cramps. Atkins answered with suggestions that dieters take a fiber supplement. Promoters of the diet state that the diet decreases the level of serum triglyceride levels within the body, as well as produced a greater weight loss and lower risk of having coronary heart disease.

There are four phases to consider when leading a life by the Atkins Diet Plan:

Phase One : Induction

A dieter will restrict their carbohydrate consumption to 20 grams per day. During this phase, a dieter will receive their carbs from non-starchy vegetables.

Phase Two: Ongoing Weight Loss (OWL)

A dieter is allowed to eat a few more carbs that are filled with nutrients and fiber. During the first week of this phase, carb consumption increases to 25 grams daily. The next week it is increased to 30 grams per day. This is continued until the dieter does not see any further weight loss.

Phase Three: Pre- Maintenence

Dieters will experience a transition from weight loss to weight maintenanceTheir daily carbohydrate intake increases by 10-gram increments each week as long as gradual weight loss is apparent.

Phase Four: Lifetime Maintenance

This phase deals with the focus of maintaining a healthy approach to controlling carbohydrate consumption.

During a typical day on the Atkins Diet, there are a plenty of choices that a dieter can decide upon when looking for breakfast, lunch or dinner meals. Below you will find a few examples of what can be eaten on a typical day while following the diet:

Breakfast

Eat:

Eggs

Sausage

Bacon

Ham

Omelet

Peppers

Cheese

Mushrooms

Onions

Do Not Eat:

Avoid using jelly, eating toast, pouring syrup on your meat, cooking hash browns, having a bowl of any type of cereal or drinking a glass of milk.

Lunch

Eat:

Salad with Certain Dressings (exp. Blue Cheese)

Ham and Eggs

Hamburger

Chicken Sandwich with No Bread

Do Not Eat:

Don’t eat your sandwiches from bread and pass on the French fries. Also, when eating a hamburger, try not to use any ketchup.

Dinner Usually, you will be eating a meat and a vegetable.

Eat:

Steak

Pork Chop

Hamburger

Chicken

Turkey

Salad

Green Vegetables

Green Beans

Do Not Eat:

Remember that corn contains carbohydrates.

Snacks

Eat:

Cashews

Pistachios

Sugar-Free Popsicle

Sausage and Cheese

Pickles

Do Not Eat:

Vending Machine Snacks

Crackers

Cookies

Muffins


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