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What does OWL stand for?

OWL stands for Ongoing Weight Loss (Atkins diet)

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Taken from artichokes, milk thistle is also recommended to humans that are looking to improve their liver function, and alleviate the symptoms of liver problems such as the loss of overall appetite, ongoing weight loss, diarrhea, and other neurological problems that become present when the liver has been damaged or has some sort of disorder or disease.
There are four stages to the diet - induction, where the body 'switches' over to burning fat instead of carbohydrates; the ongoing weight loss phase, in which people are expected to lose between 1lb and 3lb a week; the pre-maintenance phase, which is reached when there is 10lb or less of weight left to lose, and finally, lifetime maintenance.
During the study in the Annals of Internal Medicine, low-carb dieters experienced greater weight loss during the initial six months (almost three times more than low-fat), and converted to fat-burning by staying in the weight loss phases of Atkins known as Induction and Ongoing Weight Loss (OWL).
The Atkins Nutritional Approach consists of four phases: Induction, Ongoing Weight Loss, Pre-Maintenance and Lifetime Maintenance and focuses on controlling carbohydrate intake while consuming nutrient-dense, unprocessed foods and incorporating supplements and exercise into one's lifestyle.