A 44-year-old member asked:
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since atkins diet means eat lots of meat to lose weight. now wouldn't this raise cholesterol levels?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Diet: It often does elevate lipids but not always.
Answered on May 10, 2013
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Dr. John Garner
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Likely: Diets high in cholesterol raise cholesterol. The atkins diet is high in salt, fat and cholesterol (as most people practice it) and such changes would ... Read More
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Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience Anesthesiology
No: You cannot eat "as much as you want" of anything and be healthy. You must be moderate in your approach.

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