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From Cambridge to Atkins

Hello Sammy Dee, there are a few of us on here that have made the switch over. I did 3 months on ss+ and lost 3 stone then made the switch n have lost another 1.5 stone since then. It's a slower loss on atkins but great to eat food!! :) And the ketosis aspect really helps too.

Good luck whatever you decide to do.. Jim's stickies at the top give more info about atkins so give them a read :)


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Hi Sammy,

I did Cambridge and lost 4 stones, just got fed up with it and moved to Atkins for the last stone. I've only been doing it a week and the scales are moving slowly in the right direction.
The Cambrdge meals made me gag at first, but you do get used to them and the weight loss is so fast.
Atkins is more family friendly, if you don't live alone and doesn't feel like a diet at all to me. And....big bonus, I don't feel hungry which I did almost all the time on Cambridge. But, I think the weight losses are slower, although that probably depends on how much you have to lose.
Good luck whatever you choose the people on both sites are very kind and helpful.
Hi guys! I've done cd for a week and lost 9lbs but I can't afford it anymore so I want to move to atkins. Will I gain loads when I start eating?
MS, I think you will still lose weight as Atkins is quite low carb, but you need to do a clean induction. You'll probably not lose as quickly though.
Hi I have been on Cambridge diet since 6 months now going onto Atkins diet has anyone else switched and managed to loose weight, anyone swapped and not been able to loose weight on atkins after cd?
Weight Loss Progress
07/05/200920st 8 lbsLoss
12/05/200920st 8lbsss CD
19/05/200919st 7lbs7lbs ss CD
26/05/200919st 4lbs3lbs ss CD
02/06/200919st 0lbs4lb sss CD
09/06/200918st10lbs4lbs ss CD
16/06/200918st 5lbs5lbs ss CD
23/06/200918st 2lbs3lbs ss CD
30/06/200918st 1lbs1lbs ss CD
07/07/200917st 11lbs4lbs ss CD
14/07/200917st 6lbs5lbs ss CD
21/07/200917st 5lbs1lbs ss CD
28/07/200917st 0lbs5lbs ss CD
04/08/200916st 13lbs1lbs ss + CD
11/08/200916st 9lbs4lbs ss + CD
17/08/200916st 5lbs4lbs ss + CD
25/08/200916st 4lbs1lbs ss + CD
01/09/200916st 5lbsgain 1lbs ss + CD
07/09/200916st 3lbs2lbs ss + CD
14/09/200916st 0lbs3lbs ss + CD
21/09/200916st 2lbsgain 2lbs ss +
CD28/09/200916st 0lbs2lbs ss +
CD04/10/200915st 10lbs4lbs ss +
CD12/10/200915st 12lbgain 2 lbs ss + CD
19/10/200915st 10lbs2lbs ss + CD
26/10/200915st 12lbsgain 2lbs ss + CD
03/11/200915st 10 lbs2lbs ss + CD
11/11/200916st 3lbsgain 7lbs ss + CD
18/11/200915st 13lbs4lbs ss + CD
25/11/200916st 5lbs gain 8lbsholidays
30/11/200916st 7lbsgain 2lbsholidays
I swapped from CD to Atkins last year. Have been maintaining most of the time since.

Nearly six months ago I decided to take a serious stab at Atkins again, to shift the last couple of stones.

It is not superfast unless you have a large amount of weight to lose, but the slower rate of loss might well be healthier and Atkins is much easier to stick to since you can eat lots of the right, low carb food.

This makes long-term maintenance less scary, for one thing! I love low carbing. Can't see me going back to mad levels of carb intake - at least I hope not - I know I'd regain fast. Atkins is right for me.
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