Phase 2: Eat more foods; lose more weight.
Download the meal plans for this phase!
The Objectives of Ongoing Weight Loss
Your objective in Phase 2 is to find how many carbs you can consume while continuing to lose weight, keep your appetite under control and feel energized. In this respect, Ongoing Weightloss is the first step in discovering your tolerance for carbohydrates.
Troubleshooting in OWL
Here you’ll find some of the most commonly asked questions about Phase 2, Ongoing Weight Loss (OWL), of the Atkins Diet. You’ll also find links to articles that will help you complete this phase successfully, as you move toward your goal weight and enhanced health.
Acceptable Foods in Phase 2
During Ongoing Weight Loss, you add higher carb foods back into your diet – 5 daily Net Carbs per week. You can move beyond vegetables to other foods, such as nuts, seeds and berries.
Supporting You in This Phase
Of course we will Support You During this Phase. Here you'll find the most-often asked questions about Phase 2 and 3 of the Atkins Diet—along with answers.
When to Move On
Time to Move to Pre-Maintenance—or Not As you'll come to understand, your experience in OWL will likely determine what your permanent diet will look like. Phase 3, Pre-Maintenance, is where most people lose their last excess pounds and segue into permanent way of eating.