The Atkins Diet is based on delicious low-carb recipes and whole foods. If you re short on time, Atkins provides meal, snack and treat bars and shakes to keep you satisfied, even when you are on the go. Counting Carbs? The Net Carb Count helps you count carbs that impact blood sugar. Fiber, sugar alcohols, including glycerin, should be subtracted from the total carbs since they minimally impact blood sugar.