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Posted: 27 Sep 2013, 18:27
Ok so what should my percentages be on Adkins? looked couldnt find info and I have the book....So sad I know. My eye sight sucks for reading small print so HELP PLEASE ANYONE. how much, protien, how much fat.....
Kimberly Thompson

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Posted: 28 Sep 2013, 16:24
Ok ty this is tricky to But I'm so excited to start again. this time its a lifetime comm. tyvm for the info.
Kimberly Thompson

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Posted: 03 Oct 2013, 14:48
Are you sure that's what the Atkins site says? I've been a member over there for 8 years and I've never seen that. It has been pounded into us, though, that our percentages should be 60-70% fat, 30-35% protein, and the rest in carbs.

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Posted: 03 Oct 2013, 14:53
Ya that is what my book says also ,but there are diff. sites that show higher amounts. I'm just thankful for all the help and great ideas. Thanks Rainrshine and CRM1981.I finally found my atkins book in the attic in boxes I haven/t been in for a long while.
Kimberly Thompson

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Posted: 24 Oct 2013, 18:46
Hi guys! I first tried the Atkins diet in 1999, counted total carbs and lost 34 pounds. It is almost 15 years later, metabolism and hormonal changes...and yes, I'm pre-menopausal Sad. So, right now I am stuck for almost a week and have actually gained almost a pound. I'm still exercising 6-7 days a week for 35 minutes and sometimes swimming or toning.
What I have been super confused about is: WHEN and WHY did the carb counts go from TOTAL carbs to NET carbs? I consume more protein and fat than anything no matter what I try. I tried NET carbbing for 3 days...and that is when the stall started and I gained a little weight. I stopped and went back to TOTAL carbs and am still having no luck. Any words of wisdom you can share with me?

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