Its high level of interest has started a lot of similar plans who also have the similar theory of low carb, high protein food. There are quite a few low carb diets out there in the ocean.
Research is there to support the low carb diet and how benficial it is. There have been specific results that low-carbohydrate plans similar to Atkins actually generate a large loss of weight and not due to taking all the calories away. People who use the “Atkins Diet” have also reported this.
It is shown sometimes that low carb intake improves triclycerides, lowers blood glucose and increases good cholesterol. Low carb are great for blood pressure, blood insulin levels and insulin sensitivity level improvement. When compared with low-fat diets, low-carb dieters lose less muscle mass.
Although not proven by science, there are many common benefits reported by the dieting people and other low carb dieteers. These benefits can amount to energy levels increasing, less need for sweets, excellent focus, better moods and less depressions.
However, there are also some benefits that are specific to the plan. You will love eating all the food you could never eat before on a diet before. Cream, butter and even steak are on the plan. There is a certain pleasure that goes along with eating foods that were once off limits. Atkins peeps can eat and are recommended to eat meat, oil, fat & cheese, how crazy is that?
This diet is easy to follow and simpler than most out there. There are some basic food carb counts that you will probably learn, but after that, you are ok to choose from the acceptable list.
Dr. Atkins also explained that getting to your personal carb is key.. Some people have differing levels of carb resistance. Some people increase weight with 90 gm a day, but some others can consume another 30 gm and be ok. During the ongoing weight loss phase and pre-maintenance phase of the diet, you will learn your personal carbohydrate count that will help determine your carbohydrate goal for life.
The Atkins diet is very popular and that really is good and bad, there is so much information available for you, so you will get every question answered but because it is so well known, everyone has a view/ And not always an informed view but a view nevertheless and one you may have to answer or respond to.
If carb counting isn’t your thing, then there could be a little issuette for you. Carb counting is key as you need to stay in the right range. There is the initial start which is quite heavy and some people don’t even get through the initial stage as it is tough for your body.
Actually at times some folks get the carb bash in the 1st week. This is because the body is surviving on it’s fat as no carbs left, these effects don’t last but can be spooky, so hang on in as some people leave at this stage as they get scared.
Basically including the issues, which are no big deal in my opinion, this diet is easily the biggest and most popular low carb plans because it works. Literally thousands of folks have made this successful for themselves and got used to the low carb lifestyle.