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Which Atkins Diet Plan is Right for Your Patient?

Simplicity, versatility and sustainability are essential for any dietary program to succeed long term. Atkins meets all three challenges.

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Atkins Diet Overview

Learn how the Atkins Diet can help your patients lose and maintain their weight on a low-carb lifestyle.

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Atkins 40 Overview

With the Atkins 40 Plan, you can enjoy a full range of food options from every food group—carbohydrates, protein and fats—while still losing weight and feeling satisfied, never hungry!

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Atkins 20 Overview

This is the original Atkins diet, that millions of people have lost weight on over the years. Not only is it an effective diet plan, but it's simple, too! When carb intake is controlled, fat is burned.

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Atkins 20 - Phase 1

The purpose of the first phase of the program, known as the Induction Phase, is to kickstart your weight loss using the body's fat burning metabolism.

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Atkins 20 - Phase 2

In Phase 2 (Balancing), you'll start to climb the Carb Ladder, slowly adding different foods until patients find a healthy balanced diet that's right for each person.

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Atkins 20 - Phase 3

This phase is designed for fine-tuning your diet so patients can eventually focus on maintaining weight loss .

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Atkins 20 - Phase 4

Phase 4 is living the low-carb lifestyle, now that the weight loss goal has been achieved.

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