Low Carb Friends  
Netrition.com - Tools - Reviews - Faces - Recipes - Home


Go Back   Low Carb Friends > Eating and Exercise Plans > Weight Loss Plans > Atkins Induction
Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-18-2009, 09:58 AM   #211
Big Yapper!!!!
 
2big4mysize's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 8,307
Gallery: 2big4mysize
Stats: 313 to current goalie 169-173
WOE: Atkins 2002
Start Date: june 1 2002
could be your allergies are causing you to retain fluids since an inflamed immune system will add fluids to the tissues it is working on. that could be your bloat issue.

Also drinking more water will actually help you release the water.
Hang in there. The atkins will work if you work it and that is the issue with redoers they don't work their Atkins plan like they did the first time cause in their brains they know it will work and take sloppy shortcuts. Remember exercise is a mandatory part of the atkins plan so be sure you are doing both the aerobic and the resitants parts. IN DANDR chapter 15 Dr Atkins actually says if you are not exercising you are not doing his plan and he has a whole chapter on exercise.
2big4mysize is offline   Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links
Old 10-18-2009, 08:47 PM   #212
Junior LCF Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 2
Gallery: Michi41
Hey "2big"....

Actually I read some posts from earlier this year, where they were discussing intestinal candida. I did the saliva test they mentioned and it came out positive, which completely explains the sudden bloating. And I think I know what did it - candida feeds off alcohol...and I had a straight vodka martini on Friday for my birthday and one last night at dinner with a long lost friend (albeit following all the other induction rules to a "T"). Thus, I woke up very bloated and looking like double the size I was at 2 days ago! I thought I had been shrinking, then suddenly it was like I became 6 months pregnant over night!!

So, just to make darn sure I am doing everything I can, I am going to GNC tomorrow and getting a candida cleanse and follow the list of suggested foods to avoid to control it as well. And no more alcohol for me! Damn little candida critters rained on my parade!

And yes, I do exercise...I ride my stationary bike and chase my dog, as well as clean my house like a mad woman!
Michi41 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-24-2009, 07:11 PM   #213
Big Yapper!!!!
 
Rbenz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: In the Mountains of Northern Ca.
Posts: 9,991
Gallery: Rbenz
WOE: Trying to resist anything white.
Pork Rinds have lots of Sodium. Ck...your sodium intake & drink more fluids, JMO,,,.
Rbenz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-26-2009, 11:39 AM   #214
SST
Junior LCF Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Squamish, BC Canada
Posts: 39
Gallery: SST
Stats: start weight 185/175/120
WOE: Atkins Induction
Start Date: Oct 1/2009
Here is my menu for an average day... am I doing okay??

Breakfast 2.42 9.29 2.6 6.69 11.52 102

1 serving Coffee-Mate - Sugar Free French Vanilla 1.00 1.00 - 1.00 - 15

1/2 cup egg whites 0.14 0.60 - 0.60 8.85 42

1/2 cup sliced mushrooms 0.18 2.18 1.0 1.18 1.93 14

1 oz onions 0.54 2.82 0.4 2.42 0.38 16

1/4 cup red peppers 0.56 2.19 0.7 1.49 0.36 13

1 serving splenda - 0.50 0.5 - - 2

3 cups water - - - - - -

Add Item
Add Item Choose from My Recent Breakfast Items:
chicken breast coffee cream
mushrooms cheddar cheese
egg turkey sausage
cheese stick sugar
pace salsa mama lupe
Add Multiple Items...
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Or Find a Food: or New Item or Cancel

+ add new food: searching...


Lunch 19.55 10.45 1.3 9.15 57.49 462

2 small chicken thigh 16.90 - - - 27.34 270

1 serving cocktail sauce - 7.00 - 7.00 - 30

20 large shrimp 2.42 1.27 - 1.27 28.43 148

2 cups spinach 0.23 2.18 1.3 0.88 1.72 14

1 serving walden farms bacon ranch - - - - - -

3 cups water - - - - - -

Add Item
Add Item Choose from My Recent Lunch Items:
Enchilada Bake pork rinds
chicken breast chicken leg
canned salmon
Add Multiple Items...
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Or Find a Food: or New Item or Cancel

+ add new food: searching...


Dinner 46.30 7.40 2.6 4.80 33.52 577

2 tbsps butter 23.04 0.02 - 0.02 0.24 204

2 medium chicken thigh 19.05 - - - 30.81 304

1 cup fresh kale 4.21 7.38 2.6 4.78 2.47 69
SST is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-26-2009, 11:44 AM   #215
SST
Junior LCF Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Squamish, BC Canada
Posts: 39
Gallery: SST
Stats: start weight 185/175/120
WOE: Atkins Induction
Start Date: Oct 1/2009
Need to add... at least 40 minutes on treadmill or elliptical daily, and 64 oz water. I have been in Induction for 3 weeks, and have lost 10 lbs in first 10 days but nothing since. I find if I lower my protein counts I get shaky.
Thanks for any suggestions...
Karen
SST is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-26-2009, 03:23 PM   #216
Big Yapper!!!!
 
2big4mysize's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 8,307
Gallery: 2big4mysize
Stats: 313 to current goalie 169-173
WOE: Atkins 2002
Start Date: june 1 2002
I have no idea what the numbers after your foods are but coffeemate isn't induction legal

and what is
Quote:
cheese stick sugar
your veggies and proteins looks great

it is very normal to do exactly what you are experieincing on the scales on any weight loss plan Atkinseers even call it PISS.
check your inches and you should see you are still shedding body fat as you work your Atkins to Morph your body even when the scales don't validate your hard work.

Hang in there and see what happenes in a week. you might try adding some more water.

congrats on starting that mandatory exercise part of your atkins too.
2big4mysize is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-27-2009, 08:05 PM   #217
Senior LCF Member
 
spudnut's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: CANADA EH
Posts: 186
Gallery: spudnut
Stats: CANT BEAR TO WRITE IT DOWN
WOE: ATKINS
Start Date: JAN/20/09
I WAS READING EVERYBODY'S POST AS I WAS TOO EMBARASSED ABOUT FALLING OFF THE WAGON AND NOT GETTING OFF MY DUFF AND RESTARTING. THANKS FOR LETTING ME KNOW I AM NOT ALONE AND WE ALL HAVE OUR UPS AND DOWNS WITH STAYING COMITTED. I HATE BEING FAT AND YET I CAN'T SEEM TO STICK TO ANYTHING AFTER A COUPLE MONTHS. WELL I TOO AM BACK ON THE WAGON SO GIDDY UP AND LETS GO!!!!!!!!!
spudnut is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-18-2009, 05:00 AM   #218
Senior LCF Member
 
lifeisgoodx10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: One Mississippi, Two Mississippi, three.......
Posts: 86
Gallery: lifeisgoodx10
Stats: I gauge progress with how a certain skirt fits...
WOE: No white stuff/Moderate Low Carb for now.....
Start Date: 11-29-09
Quote:
Originally Posted by BrendaH View Post
I am dissapointed that no ones replied about candida overload... Does that mean no one has heard of it????

Brenda check out the "Yeast Candida" thread. You'll find a TON of info on this subject. I"m thinkin' I'm having some die off issues as well.
lifeisgoodx10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2010, 08:55 AM   #219
Senior LCF Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Jackson,Ms
Posts: 257
Gallery: Babymama
Stats: 200/150/135
WOE: Atkins-low carb
Start Date: January 16 2010/2++/induction again
Hello I am back

BREAKFAST: HALF OF A STEAK AND TWO EGGS WITH TWO CUPS OF COFFEE

God bless everyone and Have a blessed low carb day!
Babymama is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2010, 01:23 PM   #220
Big Yapper!!!!
 
Rbenz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: In the Mountains of Northern Ca.
Posts: 9,991
Gallery: Rbenz
WOE: Trying to resist anything white.
Quote:
Originally Posted by SST View Post
Need to add... at least 40 minutes on treadmill or elliptical daily, and 64 oz water. I have been in Induction for 3 weeks, and have lost 10 lbs in first 10 days but nothing since. I find if I lower my protein counts I get shaky.
Thanks for any suggestions...
Karen
Hey, I'd TAKE that 10# and Be Happy...Happy!
Rbenz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2010, 09:09 AM   #221
Junior LCF Member
 
tkellough49's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 11
Gallery: tkellough49
Stats: 165.5/154/140
WOE: Atkins
Start Date: Jan 6, 2010
Well my first week on induction was excellent and I felt great with 7 pounds down, then went into my second week and I know exactly what I shouldn't have done. Went to a party and had 4 strawberries and amaretta which I found out had 15 carbs per serving. Well now I'm back up a few pounds, but still sticking to it. I never did go into ketosis before that and stuck to it faithfully. Some people never do.

Still feeling really good even though I gained a few back, and sticking to it faithfully without the alcohol.

Hopefully in another week, will see the pounds dropping again.

Good luck to all!
tkellough49 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2010, 12:19 AM   #222
Junior LCF Member
 
Kiza's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Indiana
Posts: 22
Gallery: Kiza
Stats: 244/210/160
WOE: Atkins
Start Date: April 2009
New to low carb dieting. Started in April on WW...lost 46lbs....gained 20 back over the holidays (yeah genius right lol). Started Atkins last week...lost 7lbs! This week, not a thing. I freaked out when i weighed in and hadn't lost...but this post made me feel a lot better...so thanks!

Nice to "meet" everyone! Hope to settle in and get to know everyone!
Kiza is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2010, 07:58 AM   #223
Senior LCF Member
 
worldlove's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 511
Gallery: worldlove
Stats: 5' 6" 175 (12/14)/147.4(7/8)/135-139 (5/6)
WOE: Lower Carb Pescatarian/Clean Eating
On 2nd week of induction and I've only lost 2.4lbs.....TOTAL. ;-(
worldlove is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-05-2010, 08:13 AM   #224
Junior LCF Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 13
Gallery: lynner20
Stats: 155/149/135 5'9"
WOE: Atkins/Low carb
Start Date: 1/22/2010
Hi. New to this thread. Lost 6 lbs. first week. Only .5 second week I did lose inches. 1" around waist and 1" at hips. Surprised because I did exactly the same thing. Second week I even started working out. I am a week from starting period. That could be it I guess. I usually lose fast. Not resistant. But getting older. Good luck everyone. I am hangin in there. Lynn
lynner20 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2010, 09:00 AM   #225
Junior LCF Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Tucson, AZ
Posts: 1
Gallery: Pursue Happiness
Stats: 178/175/145
WOE: Atkins
Start Date: Feb 16th 2010
I have been in induction for 3 weeks now & have followed the book. I was eating pretty bad just before starting....Yet I have lost NOTHING....All measurements remain the same. I can't believe that I weigh the same after restricting myself from bad food for so long, as I did when I was pigging out. Im so discouraged that yet another diet doesn't work for me. I'm just really losing hope. Any words would help a lot.............. :/[/B][/B]
Pursue Happiness is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2010, 10:40 AM   #226
Big Yapper!!!!
 
2big4mysize's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 8,307
Gallery: 2big4mysize
Stats: 313 to current goalie 169-173
WOE: Atkins 2002
Start Date: june 1 2002
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pursue Happiness View Post
I have been in induction for 3 weeks now & have followed the book. I was eating pretty bad just before starting....Yet I have lost NOTHING....All measurements remain the same. I can't believe that I weigh the same after restricting myself from bad food for so long, as I did when I was pigging out. Im so discouraged that yet another diet doesn't work for me. I'm just really losing hope. Any words would help a lot.............. :/[/B][/B]
did you read the book and follow Dr Atkins advice? I know a no pounds lost inductee who 9 months later was a goalie cause she pougged along. I also know a no pounds lost inductee who saw her doc for some blood work discovered she was hypothyroid got meds for it and is losing just fine now, and I know a person who swore atkins stopped working for her after she had lost all but 15 pounds from goal weight. she tried other weight loss plans and finally saw her doc for blood work and she too was hypothyroid. once she got medicated her remaining pounds cam off eating over 2000 cals a day atkins.

So hang in ther and if you are eating enough to feed your hunger and stopping even if you got food on the plate room in your belly and carbs in your budget; drinking all the required water taking the recommeneded supplements AND doing that mandatory exercise part of atkins and haven't lost any inches or pounds by the end of the 4th week do as Dr Atkins suggests in chapter 15 of your DANDR 2002.
2big4mysize is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2010, 04:34 PM   #227
Senior LCF Member
 
Kisha1976's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northern New Jersey
Posts: 492
Gallery: Kisha1976
Stats: 292/292/200
WOE: Low carb (currently induction)
Start Date: January 28, 2013
I started Induction on January 3rd. I was 280 pounds. I have YET to go under 271 pounds. Over 2 months, and barely 9 pounds lost? Granted, I did lose a couple of inches (very few), for which I am grateful. But it would be nice to see the scale drop!
Kisha1976 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-24-2010, 01:34 PM   #228
Senior LCF Member
 
Cosmicstargoat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Colorado
Posts: 282
Gallery: Cosmicstargoat
Stats: 248.5/241.4/215.0 by Oct. 1
WOE: Atkins
Start Date: July 21, 2012
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kisha1976 View Post
I started Induction on January 3rd. I was 280 pounds. I have YET to go under 271 pounds. Over 2 months, and barely 9 pounds lost? Granted, I did lose a couple of inches (very few), for which I am grateful. But it would be nice to see the scale drop!
I'm actually gaining weight. I am eating almost zero carbs, well under the 20 gram limit, I have given up my beloved beer (several every day) and drink no liquid other than water and a little black coffee.

What am I doing wrong? I'm eating beef, chicken, tuna, salmon, bacon, eggs and cheese and very, very rarely a small bit of lettuce and tomato with some Blue Cheese dressing (1 gram carb/serving). I am eating nothing else and am not hungry, but I am gaining weight. Is this thing legit, or have I been led down the path?

I have yet to get one message in this forum either If I'm still going to gain weight, I'm just going to toss in the towel, why go without bread, beer, beans and other goodies if this thing doesn't work?

Anyone home?
Cosmicstargoat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2010, 09:55 AM   #229
Big Yapper!!!!
 
Rbenz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: In the Mountains of Northern Ca.
Posts: 9,991
Gallery: Rbenz
WOE: Trying to resist anything white.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cosmicstargoat View Post
I have yet to get one message in this forum either If I'm still going to gain weight, I'm just going to toss in the towel, why go without bread, beer, beans and other goodies if this thing doesn't work?
Anyone home?
U got one now!
Maybe Exercise more?
I need to re-induct again. When I do, I better LOSE!
Rbenz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2010, 04:16 PM   #230
Junior LCF Member
 
Scrappy56's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 26
Gallery: Scrappy56
Stats: 180/169/145
WOE: Atkins
Start Date: 08/09/10
Ia m near the end of week two. I lost 5 lbs on week one, but I didn't notice any difference n my clothes or in the mirror. I haven't lost as much this week--BUT I have had two different people comment to me that I looked like I lost weight, so it must be showing, just not to me.:blush:

It's very frustrating to be so tough on yourself and then not lose, but my suggestion is to add more exercise--even if it's just a walk around the block and an attempt at a couple of push-ups each day. It makes a huge difference! No matter your shape or circumstances, it can be done. I work with a man who has osteogenesis imperfecta, which means he has extremely weak bones. He is a dwarf and confined to wheelchair--and even HE finds ways to exercise. He lifts weights, swims and uses a device which is like bike pedal for his arms. He is my inspiration, for if he can find a way to stay fit, I can, too!
Scrappy56 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-2011, 12:04 AM   #231
Junior LCF Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 2
Gallery: vozzoa
Stats: 205
WOE: Atkins Diet
Start Date: 2/22/2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by starbaby View Post
I am restarting again and again and again! This time, doggone it, I'm going to make it!
I was up to 260 (5'2") got on Atkins, got down to 214#, then blew it, got up to 234#,
blew it somemore, got up to 242# as of a week ago last Monday. I got on induction and so far in 9 days, have lost 9#. With no exercise other than to laboriously get myself ready for work, walk down 3 flights of stairs (this is a new job, as I was pretty much sedimentary before) mow the our 5acre lawn on riding mower, and then crash.
Has anyone tried the Atkins products in induction? If so, what's good for meals?
Thanks for "listening".
Betty
Your story is similar to mine in the past, I just kept falling off and say well I'll get back on tommorow. No. Not this time around. Im going to kick it hard this time, cardio, lots of water, crunches and sticking to the plan. I feel trapped in my body. I love breads and pastas, but I need to start loving me more. Ur comment has inspired me because now Im not alone. Thank you!
vozzoa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-2011, 12:05 AM   #232
Junior LCF Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 2
Gallery: vozzoa
Stats: 205
WOE: Atkins Diet
Start Date: 2/22/2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by msmamba View Post
On 2nd week of induction and I've only lost 2.4lbs.....TOTAL. ;-(
Wow not much farther!!! U are getting it!!! U are an inspiration to me!
vozzoa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-23-2011, 01:20 PM   #233
Senior LCF Member
 
DarleenMB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Wyoming
Posts: 310
Gallery: DarleenMB
Stats: 62yo, 5' 9.5'; 210/181.0/145
WOE: hcg then on to Protein Power
Start Date: April 24 2009
I've been on induction for 5 weeks and have not lost an ounce.

Week one ... horrible HORRIBLE lack of energy

Week two ... difficulty sleeping, mind racing finally realized I was in withdrawal from the carbs.

3, 4 and now 5 doing ok. Not much hunger, don't miss the carbs at all. Do eat an occasional small green salad or steamed green beans. did the fat fast twice. First time lost 3 pounds which came right back. 2nd time only last 3 days and quit from boredom.

Discovered after week 2 that I DO have an issue with too much sodium so have been careful about that.

Ketostix? Yesterday celebrated turning one to medium and this a.m. was back to trace.

sigh.

Had my thyroid checked a couple of years ago and it is fine.

I think I am at the insulin resistant stage (i'm 64 and currently a good 70 pounds overweight). Checking fasting blood sugar every morning and it's at 92 and that's after taking cinnamon extract twice a day.

So I"m plugging along trying not to be disappointed. AFter reading Gary Taubes's Why we get fat and what you can do about it I'm not going back to carbs EVER again.
DarleenMB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2011, 11:28 AM   #234
Senior LCF Member
 
Globual's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: New York, NY
Posts: 103
Gallery: Globual
Stats: 180/138/120 5'4"
Start Date: October 20th, 2011
Hi all! So I did Atkins about two years ago and lost A TON! Then got into a good relationship and gained it all back I'm trying again but nothing is coming off and I'm getting really frustrated!!! I keep fluctuating between two or three pounds- is it possible I am eating too many calories? drinking too much diet coke/diet pepsi? too much coffee...? HELP This was soooooo easy before- I don't know what happened... can anyone give me a menu they follow on induction that worked really well...?
Globual is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2011, 08:16 AM   #235
Senior LCF Member
 
sydney66's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: New York
Posts: 78
Gallery: sydney66
Stats: 156
WOE: Low carb
I am new to this as well. It's Day 8 of induction. After 5 days I had lost about 3 pounds. Then I got my period, and after six days I had gained back a pound and that is where I still am. 8 days and I've lost 2 pounds. The ketostix say I'm not in ketosis though I've been strictly following the diet despite the lack of progress. I'm doing the same amount of exercise. My period won't be over for another few days but I am so discouraged when I get on the scale that I'm beginning to think my body is only able to gain weight, not lose it.

I started at 148 lbs and for a moment I was down to 145, now I'm up to 146. Until a few months ago I have never weighed more than 138 lbs - I'm about 5'4". I'm trying to get down to my "comfortable" weight of about 130 lbs. which is where my clothes actually fit. Any suggestions? Could this ketosis problem and weight plateau be caused by hormones? I've read that ketosis can eliminate PMS but if anything I have more symptoms of PMS than ever before. Any help would be VERY MUCH appreciated. thanks.
sydney66 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-23-2011, 10:46 AM   #236
Senior LCF Member
 
Globual's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: New York, NY
Posts: 103
Gallery: Globual
Stats: 180/138/120 5'4"
Start Date: October 20th, 2011
Sydney!!!!! I am with you sister! I got into a good relationship and it was alll over! I am permanently in stretch pants now... hahahaha! I am getting my period this week... generally you get kicked out of ketosis during your period- you're not doing anything wrong... wait until the 2nd to last or last day of your period and then weigh yourself ... I predict a loss... that's what happens to me... hang in there!!!!!
Globual is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-04-2011, 06:29 AM   #237
Junior LCF Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 3
Gallery: linonj
Best homeopathic candida approach and cure can be found here:

Chronic Yeast Infection | Candida | Yeast Overgrowth | Vaginal Yeast Infection | Health-Truth.com
linonj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-04-2011, 06:51 AM   #238
Junior LCF Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 3
Gallery: linonj
I always thought that during induction you could "eat liberally" all sorts of fats, meats, eggs etc. Basically everything that has 0g of carbs. In fact, Dr. Atkins suggests leaving the skin on and NOT trimming the fat off of meats. And that you needed to eat at least 15 to 20g of healthy carbs; lettuce, veggies etc. My problem is portion control. I can eat large portions. For example; Breakfest - 3 egg omlette with 2 slices of American cheese. Lunch - Small Chicken with broccoli with oil and garlic only (chinese place knows me very well). Dinner - 2 Rib Eye steaks (about 16 oz each with bone) side of romaine lettuce or broccoli Rabe drizzled in Olive Oil. I do ZERO exercising. But plan to start soon.

Based on above I have moderate (dark pink) ketosis reading for the last 2 weeks. Lost maybe 3 to 5 lbs. in first week but in the last 2 weeks have lost nothing. I did Atkins about 10 years ago and lost 40 lbs. with ZERO exercise. I am now 42 and have since lost my gall bladder. Eating fats and protein is not easy without a gall bladder.

Any suggestions on what I may be doing worng or is Atkins no longer for me???
linonj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-04-2011, 12:18 PM   #239
Junior LCF Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Hereford, AZ
Posts: 2
Gallery: tattriem
Stats: 235/230/175
Start Date: March 2011
Linonj, you are just eating too much. One of the benefits of Atkins is that protein and fat are more satisfying, so you don't have to eat as much to feel full. And you feel full for longer.
I would only eat as much as you need to not feel hungry. Any more is just extra calories.
I have been doing this for about 3 weeks, and I have lost 23 pounds. I eat less, but I feel fine. I don't crave carbs, and and I don't even crave any food in general. I eat a little bit, 4 or 5 times a day.
tattriem is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-04-2011, 03:07 PM   #240
Junior LCF Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 3
Gallery: linonj
23 lbs in 3 weeks. Great for you!!!! One of the reasons why I did and hope to continue on the Atkins diet is the fact that I can eat as much as I want, as long as I stay away from carbs. If that goes away...my dieting days are over.

By the way, I am 6' 1" and presently weigh 245 lbs. I'd like to get to 215 or 220.
linonj is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:30 AM.


Copyright ©1999-2014 Friends Forums LLC. All rights reserved. - Terms of Service | Privacy Policy
LowCarbFriends® is a registered mark of Friends Forums, LLC.