Quoting Blythe.:" I did eat the dreamfields pasta every now and then, but mostly used brown rice and got to really like ... [snip!] ... rice and got to really like it. When you make brown rice make sure you cook it with chicken or beef broth so it tastes better."
Quoting Jenn♥Camryn Marie:" So you subtract the fiber from carbs and get net carbs? But how many net carbs are you allowed to have per serving??"
Quoting LolaMcKitten:" This is kind of what a low carb menu should look like, a lot of people modify it to what they feel is ... [snip!] ... new and exotic spices will give you variety. My mom became obsessed with cumin this way. Do you know about induction? "
Quoting Jenn♥Camryn Marie:" I heard that it is the strictest phase and that you lose the most weight during induction...."
Quoting LolaMcKitten:" Yes, its very difficult, but very worth it. 20 - 25 carbs a day, that is it - for 2 weeks. It jump starts ... [snip!] ... can eat gets bigger as time goes on, but a lot of people fall off the wagon during induction because of how difficult it is."
Quoting Jenn♥Camryn Marie:" is that regular carbs (like on the label) or net carbs?"
Quoting LolaMcKitten:" I think net carbs. "
Quoting speaktruth2powr:" It is net carbs. And net carbs should only be calculated if there is more than 4 grams of fibre."
Quoting Violent Femme:" What's not healthy about eating fresh vegetables, fruit (now that I'm off the induction phase) and lean ... [snip!] ... I really just cut out refined sugars and starches, as eventually I will gradually bring whole grains back (except wheat flour)."Eating fresh fruits, veggies, fish and lean meat is healthy. The Atkins diet iteself is not. It's damaging to your health. Hell, what kind of diet suggests eating fake sugar like splenda? Anyway, I'm not here to be a downer on your thread, so good luck!
Quoting Destinite:" Eating fresh fruits, veggies, fish and lean meat is healthy. The Atkins diet iteself is not. It's damaging ... [snip!] ... what kind of diet suggests eating fake sugar like splenda? Anyway, I'm not here to be a downer on your thread, so good luck!"
Quoting newbienewb:" You don't have to eat Splenda...it is suggested in moderation. Stevia is a better, more natural option ... [snip!] ... diet. There are a lot of myths surrounding low carb diets (lifestyles for many people), and it gets really frustrating."