Atkins' dietPopular nutrition A carbohydrate-poor, fat-rich 'fad' diet developed by Dr Robert Atkins in which 73% of the caloric content is fat; the basis of the diet is the deliberate induction of ketosis, in which stored fat is burned for energy. See Fad diet, Diet.
Patient discussion about Atkins' diet
Q. Atkins diet I've tried this diet many times but always found difficulty to prolong it. Even when succeeded the weight came rushing back. Can someone please explain me how it works and pros and cons of it?
Q. what is the atkins diet? i hope i spelled it right ... :)
it's very unhealthy and there is no chance of keeping doing it for long and most people i saw doing it got their weight (+ interest). the body cannot store proteins so he breaks them up and change them. some of the materials that become in that process is unhealthy in large quantities (like urea).
Q. MY friend are starting the Atkins diet and want to know if what alcoholic drink we can have at gatherings.