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Are you looking for answers about the Atkins Nutritional Approach or Atkins products?How do I know when to move from one phase of Atkins to the next? Is it dangerous to lose weight very quickly? Once I've reached my goal weight, what kinds of foods are allowed and not allowed on Lifetime Maintenance? Can I drink alcohol now that I am in OWL? I have been able to do Atkins successfully but now that I am in Pre-Maintenance, my appetite increased. Why and what can I do to manage it?
Are you looking for answers about the Atkins Nutritional Approach or Atkins products?Are nuts and seeds okay on Induction even though they have carbohydrates? I'm used to counting calories. How many am I allowed on Induction? What is carb creep and how can I avoid it? What is the highest level of carbohydrate consumption per day recommended for Lifetime Maintenance? Q:“I have followed the New Atkins Nutritional Approach many times over the years. On the first occasion I lost a stone quite easily but now every time I do the diet I lose three pounds and then my progress halts. I know age and activity affect weight loss but is it normal that weight loss just stops?” Q:“Why is alcohol not allowed on the Induction phase of the diet when there are no carbs in vodka?” Q:“I have recently had a hip replacement operation, how long do I need to wait before I start following the New Atkins Nutritional Approach?” Q: “I’m about to start Atkins as I want to lose weight for my friend’s wedding in March. However, I’m worried that I won’t be able to resist the temptation to indulge over the festive season. On top of that, I’m vegetarian, so I’m really going to miss my roast potatoes. Can you offer me any advice on sticking to the diet over Christmas?” Q:“I have Ulcerative Colitis – am I able to follow the New Atkins Nutritional Approach?”