- meats: beef, pork, lamb, chicken, bacon, and others.
- fatty fish and seafood: salmon, trout, sardines, and mackerel.
- eggs: omega-3 enriched or pastured — most nutrient-dense (16)
- low-carb vegetables: kale, spinach, broccoli, asparagus, and others.
- full-fat dairy: butter, cheese, cream, full fat yogurt.
What foods are not allowed in the Atkins diet?
- Foods with added sugars such as processed cookies, cake, candy, pastries, and soft drinks.
- Simple carbohydrates such as in juices, breads, cereals, and dried fruit.
- Starchy foods such as simple carbs like bread, pasta, and rice as well as potatoes, French fries, chips, and corn.
What does the Atkins diet do to your body?
Atkins is an effective diet that transforms your metabolism from one that stores fat into one that burns fat. High-carbohydrate diets raise blood sugar, which in turn signals the body to secrete more insulin—you wind up with more fat on your body and a “sugar burning” metabolism.
What are the 4 phases of Atkins?
The Atkins Diet has four basic principles: weight loss, weight maintenance, good health and disease prevention. And it has four phases: Induction, OWL, Pre-Maintenance and Lifetime Maintenance.