Video Explains Why You Want To Get The Atkins Flu

Filed under: Low-carb side effects — @ September 11, 2006

One of the major criticisms of the Atkins/low-carb lifestyle is that it makes you feel sick like you have the flu. Headaches, body aches, shivers, cold sweating, dizziness, nausea and more! Who wants to go through all of this just to lose weight?

Well, that’s the topic of Atkins weight loss success story Kent Altena’s latest video entitled “Induction Flu: Signs of Problems or Progress?”

If you feel sick when you start the low-carb lifestyle, then that is a VERY GOOD thing. You WANT to get the Atkins flu because it means your body is transitioning from carb-burning to stored fat-burning. WOO HOO!

bq. Other than the first few days or weeks, low-carb is not that bad. But you will go through the pain up front, so BE READY FOR IT! Don’t let it knock you off course because this is arguably the most important part of livin’ la vida low-carb you will go through. Be tough and make it through. You WILL survive and be successful on the Atkins diet if you simply persevere in the early days.

Click here to watch Kent’s video and to learn more about what is arguably the most unpleasant part of going on a low-carb diet.


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