I'm in need of a little direction too!
I had the old Atkins book. I always understood it to be 20g of carbs per day with most coming from vegetables. Don't eat until you're stuffed, eat until you are satisfied. No sugar, no bread, starchy vegetables, etc.
It's been a while since I've read it so, I'm kind of winging it and eating based on how I ate when I was on Atkins before. I don't really know what changes have been made in the book they call DANDR. I count carbs and drink a lot of water. I don't like sweetners so, that's not an issue and I know it can be for some.
I'm going to do a little more reading up on the DANDR, I may order it from Amazon.
Hope you have a great day!