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    Saturday, May 19th, 2007
    12:07 pm
    [misspick]
    Not feel good on Atkins?
    I really don't believe people who say they are doing this diet and not feeling good. It's a healthy diet. The danger zone is that there is room for people to make really bad choices and eat foods that will "not make them feel good". I eat lean meat or fish and vegetables everyday, I eat a salad for lunch everyday. Bacon and Cheese and Eggs or an Atkins shake for breakfast every day. What is there not to feel good about? They've gotta be making bad choices and then blaming the diet for their bad choices. If you stick primarily to whole foods and take a multi vitamin, there is no reason you should be feeling bad on this diet unless something else is wrong with you and you should see a doctor.

    Regular bowel movements are also important. That could cause you to not feel good. If you are not using the bathroom at least (bare minimum) once a day, you need to work on that.

    Also, the people who say they did the diet before and didn't like it, and now they are back, I don't get them either. If you didn't like the diet the first time, why are you doing it again? There is more than one way to lose weight. Maybe this isn't your path.

    Personally, even though I had a shaky week last week, because I didn't feel like cooking, I am loving my Atkins experience and I feel very good about it health wise.

    Oh P.S, here's a good recipe for you... Approximately 7 Net Carbs
    http://www.calorie-count.com/recipe/41701.html
    Sunday, February 4th, 2007
    3:24 pm
    [oldsghoul]
    Hello, new here!
    I've done Atkins before, but took a break from it over the holidays, and also while recovering from an illness. Now I'm planning a trip to FLA in 8 weeks, and I want to use this time to get in shape and get back on Atkins. I'd like to start tomorrow, but I still have a lot carby foods in the house...I either have to eat them or toss them. Either way, I've gotta get it together. I'm looking forward to being smaller and buying a new bathing suit! :)
    Saturday, November 19th, 2005
    12:57 pm
    [reedie4life]
    Splenda
    I have a quick question...

    Has it been anyone else's experience that using Splenda while on the Atkins pretty much stalls the weight loss? In fact, I feel like I'm gaining it back. Do you have any recommendations for sweetener other than Splenda?

    I hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving - what do you make for dinner with all the family coming over?

    Thanks everyone!

    Cross posted to Atkins communities.
    Wednesday, November 9th, 2005
    8:25 am
    [dogmatickat]
    Hi! I'm new
    I had tried to do atkins a couple years ago and lost about forty lbs. it slowly came back on. so now i'd like to start back up because i can't fit into any of my pants :)
    I would love some support and advice on how to get started again and what to expect in the first few weeks. anyone can give me any pointers? :)
    Saturday, September 24th, 2005
    1:53 pm
    [willendorf]
    Someone HAS to know!
    Hi! I think it was in this community where I saw these asian style "noodle" things that were low in carb, and I went to the website and ordered some, and they were good. Well now I want to find them again for a recipe I want to try, and I just can't remember what they're called. I looked through old entries in this community and another for like an hour with no luck.

    They're sort of squishy, wet noodles that come in a plastic package...

    Perhaps an asian word that starts with "N?"

    I'm drawing a blank.

    Does anyone have any idea what I'm talking about?

    I hope someone does!


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    Wednesday, June 22nd, 2005
    5:40 pm
    [blueswater]
    coconut milk
    I accidently posted this to aktins diet, which doesn't every seem to get any action. Just in case you didn't already gwet this.


    2 ideas for coconut milk
    use it for coffee cream
    make a curry veggie dip by adding curry paste to coconut milk, serve with raw veggies

    Coconut milk has 2 grams of carbs per ounce. I know it is carbier than cow cream, but I am eating paleo right now as an experiement. So far so good.
    5:34 pm
    [blueswater]
    coconut milk
    I have been messing around with coconut milk, as a replacement for cream. I have never gone off dairy before, and thought I would try it. Right now, I am eating paleo, with the occasional peanut thrown in. Here are two ideas I had for coconut milk. One, you can use it to cream your coffee, and two, you can make a curry dip for veggies. All I added was curry paste, but you could get more sophisticated than that. Coconut is a super food, full of lauric acid, which fights bacteria in your gut, and rev.'s your metabolism. Every ounce has 2 grams of carb.'s, so it isn't a freebie, but I think it's health benefits make it worth using the grams on.
    Tuesday, May 17th, 2005
    8:43 pm
    [joe0the1n0nly]
    induction is way too hard when there's yummy sugarey goodness too be had. 3 days and I've already fallen off the wagon.
    Tuesday, March 29th, 2005
    3:51 pm
    [d0kt0r_atk1nz]
    Uh, so NOT "Fair and Balanced."
    From foxnews.com:

    Government Advises Eating Whole Grains
    Monday, March 28, 2005

    Go ahead, have a piece of bread. Have three. Make it whole-grain, and you'll be following government advice for eating right.

    Three servings of whole grains each day will reduce your risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes (search). It doesn't have to be bread. Brown or wild rice, oatmeal, cold cereal flakes, popcorn — without the salt and butter — and even trail mix will do.

    Of all the new advice in the government's new dietary guidelines, eating enough whole grains may prove the easiest.

    But if eating whole grains is so easy, then why aren't people doing it now? Most Americans are eating one serving or less each day, according to the Agriculture Department.

    One reason may be that a little sleuthing is needed to figure out which foods have whole grains.

    Just because a bread slice is dark, or a cracker looks grainy, doesn't mean the whole grain is there. They could be darkened by molasses or other coloring.

    You need to look on the ingredient list to make sure you've got whole grains. The words "whole" or "whole grain" should come before the grain ingredient. And that should be the very first thing listed.

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    x-posted.
    Wednesday, February 9th, 2005
    10:25 pm
    [mon_xiao_mei]
    Tuesday, February 8th, 2005
    8:16 pm
    [mon_xiao_mei]
    Monday, February 7th, 2005
    9:09 pm
    [mon_xiao_mei]
    Thursday, February 3rd, 2005
    10:21 pm
    [mon_xiao_mei]
    Wednesday, February 2nd, 2005
    6:00 pm
    [mon_xiao_mei]
    Food/Exercise Journal
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    Current Mood: crappy
    Tuesday, February 1st, 2005
    3:48 pm
    [mon_xiao_mei]
    Monday, January 31st, 2005
    8:25 pm
    [mon_xiao_mei]
    10:21 am
    [blueswater]
    Tales of an addict
    This is pathetic, but I thought I would share my story incase anyone else has this problem. cut for length and possible triggersCollapse ) Does anyone else out there have addiction issues? How do you cope? Because, I feel great now, but want to be prepared for a time when I feel like throwing in the towel. Any comments would be aprreciated.
    Sunday, January 30th, 2005
    8:46 pm
    [mon_xiao_mei]
    Saturday, January 29th, 2005
    7:48 pm
    [mon_xiao_mei]
    Food/Exercise Journal
    Breakfast
    2 eggs
    2 sausage
    1 slice Cheddar cheese
    1 cup sauteed veggies (brocolli, onion, cauliflower)
    12 oz Caffeine Free Diet Pepsi

    Snack
    1 oz (about 40) peanuts

    Lunch
    Chicken with Brocolli
    24 oz Caffeine Free Diet Pepsi

    Dinner
    Chicken with French onion dip
    1 cup steamed brocolli and cauliflower

    Exercise
    Another lazy, sit on my ass kind of day... ^^'
    Friday, January 28th, 2005
    7:59 pm
    [mon_xiao_mei]
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