Can you eat ANY amount of carbs in the beginning phases on a diet like Atkins?

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June 16, 2019 / By Beatrix
Question: I have started to cut carbs from my diet. I am fine with not eating pasta, rice, bread, ect... but I love two things so so much and I want to know how bad it is if I eat them. One is multi grain 100% wheat waffles (10grams of carbs). I eat one every morning (90 calories) with zero calorie I cannot believe it's not butter. The other thing is these chocolate ice cream bars made of soy, they are toffuti, and they have NO sugar, are 150 calories and 19 grams of carbs. I know it sounds ridiculous, but they are my favorite foods (and not that unhealthy!). Can I still eat these on the Atkins diet? Everything else I am eating is lean meats and veggies
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Adena Adena | 6 days ago
Atkins isn't a good idea, I've heard of many folks having problems with it...like hair loss! It's better not to cut them so drastically, and some are okay - it's just not good to eat them with other things. That's why the diet worked well for some, but eventually it stops. Meat is not good to eat with bread or potatoes. Check this out, maybe it will be a better choice for you:
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Adena Originally Answered: I want to start atkins tommorow but Im confused how to? I dont understand the phases & what to & not to eat?
7 day meal plan below...there is a food list on website below Atkins Diet Menu - Day 1 Breakfast 3 Eggs, Scrambled with cream 4-6 Strips Bacon Coffee or tea with Splenda and cream Lunch Chicken Salad (6 oz. Grilled Chicken 1T Romano Cheese 2c dark salad greens 2T Ranch Dressing 1 chopped hard boiled egg) Dinner Fish Fry (fish fillets dipped in egg and coated in whey protein and fried in vegetable oil) 1 cup salad greens ¼ medium tomato 1 thin slice red onion 1 cup Broccoli rabe with butter Atkins Menu - Day 2 Breakfast Double serving of Atkins Hot Cereal 1T cream 4 Sausage Patties Decaf Cinnamon coffee (add ¼ t cinnamon and 1tsp vanilla extract to coffee pot) with Splenda and cream Lunch Luncheon pinwheels (Wrap slices of turkey, ham, chicken, salami, pastrami, or beef etc. around sticks of hard or cream cheese and cut into bite-size pieces) 2 Cups salad greens 2T Ranch dressing Dinner Steak grilled with garlic butter, 2 thin slices of onion, and ½ cup mushrooms) 1 cup salad greens with: Bacon bits 1T Romano cheese 1T Dressing of Choice 1 cup Asparagus Atkins Diet Plan - Day 3 Menu Breakfast Mock Danish (3oz soft cream cheese, 1 egg, 1T Splenda, ¼ tsp vanilla, pinch of cinnamon and 1t Atkins hot cereal, flax, or linseed meal. Mix well, put in a shallow plastic tray (a Tupperware lid works well) and microwave for 3 ½ minutes, spread with Splenda-sweetened cream cheese) 4 slices bacon Decaf Almond coffee (add ¼ tsp of almond extract to the coffee pot) with Splenda and cream Lunch 1/3 Tuna Dip recipe (1 can drained tuna, 4 sugar-free gherkins, chopped, 1t lemon juice, salt, pepper to taste, and 4oz cream cheese mixed well) Pork Rinds (as much as you want, scoop up the dip and crunch!) 1 cup salad greens 1T Dressing of Choice Dinner 1 ½ cups meat sauce (2 lbs ground beef or Italian sausage, 1t onion powder, 2 t crushed garlic, 1T beef powder, 2T soy sauce, 1T Worcestershire sauce, 1 small can tomato paste, ½ to 1 c water, 2 t basil, 2 t oregano. Brown the meat, add everything else, and simmer 10 mins.) Serve on top of: 1c spaghetti squash And sprinkle with: 2T Parmesan or Romano cheese 2 cups salad with 2T Dressing Atkins Diet Plan - Day 4 Menu Breakfast 3 Soft or hard boiled eggs (chopped lightly and mixed with 1t fresh herbs, of choice, 1t butter, and 1T cream) 4 turkey sausage links Decaf Coffee or Tea Lunch Chef salad (Turkey strips, ham strips, chopped egg, and grated cheese over 2c salad greens) 2T Dressing Dinner Lamb roasted in Mint and rosemary sprigs 1c Salad greens 1T Dressing of Choice 1c Cauliflower with butter and cream Atkins Diet Plan - Day 5 Menu Breakfast Omelette (3 eggs scrambled with ¼ c cream, then filled with 2T "Spinach, Feta, and Pecorino" pasta stir-thru sauce, any brand) ½ ham steak Decaf Coffee or tea Lunch Salami and Cream Cheese roll-ups 2 cups salad greens 2 T Dressing of Choice Dinner Creamy Almond Chicken (recipe is in the recipe section of this book) 1c Broccoli 1c salad greens 1T Dressing of Choice Atkins Menu - Day 6 Breakfast 4 Atkins Mini-Muffins 2 Boiled Eggs Decaf Coffee or tea Lunch 8 oz thinly sliced grilled beef steak 1 cups salad greens 1 thin slice red onion ¼ small tomato, sliced 2T dressing of choice Dinner Taco Salad (1 ½ cups Taco Meat (Brown ground beef with taco seasoning as per packet directions) 2 cups salad greens ¼ chopped tomato 2 slices onion, chopped ¼ avocado, sliced 5 black olives, sliced 1 T sour cream 1 T grated cheese 2 T sugar-free salsa or taco sauce Arrange meat and other ingredients on top of the salad greens) Atkins Diet Menu - Day 7 Breakfast Scotch Eggs (Press sausage meat into muffin cups to form a shell. Pour in scrambled egg mixture, or crack in one or two whole eggs, into each shell and bake at 350 for 20 minutes or until done) Decaf Coffee or tea Lunch 12 Buffalo Wings (Cut 6 chicken wings into thirds along the joints, and discard points. Fry over medium-high heat in enough oil to cover the bottom of the pan with salt and pepper until crisp. Toss through 1 T of garlic Tabasco sauce.) Blue cheese dip (2 oz blue cheese, 2 oz cream cheese, 1T sour cream, salt and pepper to taste.) Dinner Pork Chops (Fry pork chops until brown. Remove from pan. Deglaze pan with cream and allow to reduce. Season with salt and pepper, serve over chops) 1 cup mashed cauliflower (Boil or steam ½ head of cauliflower until tender. Mash with 2T butter and 1T cream. Add salt and pepper to taste.) 2 c salad greens 2 T dressing of choice *****lots of good info below

Tel Tel
You are allowed 20 grams of carbs daily when in the induction phase of Atkins. Most of those carbs should be coming from vegetables. You should not be eating ANYTHING that's not on the allowed food list during induction. Here is the allowed foods list: http://www.atkins.com/articles/atkins-ph... Foods like waffles are definitely not allowed. And margarine is full of deadly trans-fats, you should be eating real butter. Leave the ice-cream bars for the later stages. Really, you should be avoiding processed "foods" as much as possible and concentrating on fresh, whole foods. You really should read the book so you can understand how Atkins should be done, how it works and why it is healthy for you. Or at the very least, check out the info on the website http://www.atkins.com/articles/atkins-ph...
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Philander Philander
If you follow the Atkins diet 100%, you eat no carbs for the first 2 weeks - not even fruits or vegetables. You gradually reintroduce them to your diet as the weeks go by. And by the way, your 2 favorite foods are NOT healthy. Your "butter" is nothing but chemicals, and check the ingredients list on your waffles - I bet you anything they have high fructose corn syrup and hydrogenated oils - genetically altered and chemically enhanced ingredients. Your sugar free chocolate bars probably have artificial sweetner in them - again, chemicals, which have been linked to cancer. And don't forget the inventor of Atkins died of a heart attack. The key to being healthy is everything in moderation. A good (but difficult) rule to live by is don't eat anything with more than 5 ingredients listed in it. I try to do so whenever possible. What's ruining us is the overload of chemicals, hormones and genetically altered crap they're calling food.
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Macey Macey
Adkins initial stage does not allow for these foods, despite the (relatively) low carb content. Do you have to stick to Atkins diet? South Beath will allow more carb options for the carb-lover in you. http://www.southbeachdiet.com/index3.asp
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Jehoahaz Jehoahaz
maximum women folk and adult males human beings will see the dimensions circulate immediately, even with the undeniable fact that that is as through shortcoming of water weight. i've got heard of girls folk and adult males human beings dropping 10-20 pounds interior the 1st 2 weeks even with the undeniable fact that it become as quickly as greater often than not water; real weight alleviation will start to upward push up after 2 or 3 weeks. you're able to desire to purpose for a million-3 pounds a week after the preliminary drop. *Edit*: I forgot to declare that i don't incredibly recommend making use of Atkins the two. I truthfully have additionally heard of girls folk and adult males human beings experiencing issues jointly as on it.
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Jehoahaz Originally Answered: How do I reduce the amount of carbs/starches in my diet?
It seems like a situation of hidden carbs. Many of the foods you listed contain sugars and are processed to some degree. Protein bars are a large culprit. They are basically a candy bar in disguise by name only. Same goes for granola bars. They are packed with carbs. Many recipes are out there to make granola or trail mix that is healthier, less processed, and has far less carbs. Boca burgers alone contain a decent amount of carbs, but add the bun, ketchup or other topping, and you have a fistful of carbs. Aside from the obvious answer of cutting down on bread intake, seek out grains that contain less carbs if you need to have them. Oats and oatmeal are a great source of low carb protein that can also curb your snacking throughout the day. Just be careful what you add to your oatmeal. Try wild rice instead of white or brown rice. It contains about 50 % less carbs. Hope this was of some use. Best of luck.

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