There are some other minimal downsides to with the Atkins program. You do need to count carbohydrates in everything you eat to make sure that you are staying within your personal carbohydrate range. There is also the issue of Induction, the most hotly debate aspect belonging to the plan. Induction can be difficult for getting through if you've had a diet regime that centers on carbs and sweets. Also, many people try Induction and mistakenly believe that this can be a way that the whole diet will be. They end up quitting before they wind up in the actual Atkins plan.
Sometimes, although it's not at all common, people will experience a carb crash around the 3rd to 5th day of that diet. This reaction is a result of their body finally experiencing ketosis, or running on fat as an alternative to carbohydrates. The effects are transient, but many people have sworn off low-carb diets entirely therefore happenstance.
Overall, with the minor disadvantages considered, Atkins is one of the most famous low-carb diets for a reason. It works. Thousands of people have had success with all the Atkins approach to the low-carb life style.
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