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How is the Atkins diet?

How is the Atkins diet?

Plant-based diet: is far healthier than the Atkins diet. Check out www.Drmcdougall.com and www.nutritionfacts.org for a healthy diet & the dangers of Atkins. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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What is the Atkins diet?

What is the Atkins diet?

Basically!: The low carb/glycemic index diet diminishes the secretion of insulin. Without high Insulin levels, fat cannot be put in a fat cell. When Insulin levels are low, you burn more fat. Therefore, avoiding sugars and starches does just that! in metabolic syndrome, the number one cause of cv death, Insulin resistance is the culprit with high levels which are toxic! ...Read more

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Eating a Low-Fat Diet (Checklist)

Avoid fried foods
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Read all food labels
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Avoid foods with visible fat
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Don't eat skin on poultry
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What to eat on the Atkins diet?

What to eat on the Atkins diet?

See below: you eat, meat, chicken, fish, nuts, cheese. You basically limit intake of sugar and carbohydrates such as grains, fruits and vegetables. You certainly wouldn't drink any sugar containing drinks or processed foods. eggs are allowed. So you can have bacon and eggs for breakfast Lunch might be a piece of chicken.' no bread, no cakes, ...Read more

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Eating a Low-Carb Diet (Tip)

Eating a Low-Carb Diet

Take at least low carb not zero diet. See my atkins article in the lancet where somebody almost died. ...See more

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Can the Atkins diet really work?

Can the Atkins diet really work?

Absolutely, but...: They work very well for people with mesomorphic, android, (methyltestosterone) or "apple, " body types. These people have relatively high waists and carry weight on the torso. These people are much more prone to cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease issues. I believe all apples with these issues should be on this diet. But for "pears, " or people with gynecoid builds, little weight lossoccurs! ...Read more

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What is the danger of Atkins diet?

What is the danger of Atkins diet?

You are mistaken: Dr. Atkins did not die of a heart attack. He actually fell on ice outside the hospital striking his head and sustaining a brain injury from which he did not recover. No diet is the right or wrong diet. That is why there is no one diet that is good for all individuals. I would suggest you consult with a recognized expert rather than trying to get a quick answer to a complicated and difficult issue. ...Read more

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