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Re: Dr Atkins Diet

Re: Dr Atkins Diet

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Posted by Susan on November 27, 2000 at 09:12:32:

In Reply to: Re: Dr Atkins Diet posted by ay on November 19, 2000 at 13:11:49:

: congrats...im also on the aktins diet and am trying to lose a lot of weight!!!!
: its just been 7 days today.....
: tell me something, do we have to increase our carb intake after 2 weeks or ca we keep it at 20 grams.????? and can we eat soup and chick peas!??! cause these 2 things i love!!!
: thanks
: ay

ay,

There's no rule that says you have to increase your carb intake after the first two weeks. If you want to continue to keep it at 20 grams of carbs or below, go for it. That will probably get you to your goal quicker. But if you find yourself feeling too bored with your diet because of having to be so restrictive, then increase your carbs a little rather than go off the diet entirely.

As far as the soup and chick peas, check the labels on everything or get a good carb counter book, and that will make it pretty clear what's "legal" or not.

Susan



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