Anyone Ever Switch to WW from Atkins??

previous topic · next topic
jacki831

Joined: Apr 11
Posts: 1

      quote  
Posted: 08 May 2012, 10:33
Having a little difficulty with things right now, because I just got off the Atkins diet and started following WW. I'm wondering if this is why i'm gaining a little. I feel better eating a small bowl of cheerios and skim milk with blueberries in it rather than fried eggs and sausages all the time for some reason, but I guess my body just has to get used to the "shock" of the new and different kinds of foods. I'm just hoping that if I keep it up and follow WW that my body will catch up and respond and that i'll start to see some results on the scale.
Nimm

Joined: Dec 10
Posts: 669

      quote  
Posted: 08 May 2012, 10:39
If you're reintroducing carbohydrate into your diet after it's been absent for a long while, some weight gain is basically inevitable - this shouldn't be confused with fat gain, however.

Prolongued low-carb dieting depletes your body's glycogen stores. Carbohydrate replenishes that glycogen, which not only has its own weight, but also carries several water molecules along with it for each molecule of glycogen. This will add up to several pounds - the same several pounds that usually disappear quickly when starting a low-carb diet.

If the weight regain persists for more than a couple weeks, then you may be in a calorie surplus. Otherwise it's not fat, just a number on the scale.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

calling all Seniors
Good to hear from you , each day you'll get sronger with the Lord,s help! You're in my prayers....
by audreybanks on 18 Apr 15 07:21 AM
Quotes you LOVE
A quote I saw from my buddy Yolanda9179: "Unless hunger is the problem, food is not the answer."
by Deb_N on 18 Apr 15 02:57 AM
protein powder
what is a good brand of protein powder for women to take? I've heard fitmiss is a good one..thoughts?
by keona84 on 17 Apr 15 05:44 PM
tea make you hungry
tea or coffee doesn't have that effect on me at all....
by howzat4u on 17 Apr 15 04:56 PM
Cornerstone Wellness Program
I completely agree with you RiverSong46. I am 61 and you described how I feel completely. I discovered Cornerstone Wellness yesterday when taking a friend to the Dr. Can you tell me how it went with you? ...
by cal27car06 on 17 Apr 15 12:09 PM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member Ashley2265
This is a good starting point, but you really need an exercise plan to maximize the results. Even if it is just walking. Get moving!
04 Jul 13 for diet Weight Watchers