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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

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 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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What happens if I do the Atkins diet?

What happens if I do the Atkins diet?

Weight loss: All diets, including the atkins diet, work as long as they are adhered to. The problem with most diets is that they are a variance from the normal eating pattern and most revert to that even after losing the weight and so they gain the weight again. The atkins diet has some detractors but can work if done well. ...Read more

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What's your opinion on the Atkins diet?

What's your opinion on the Atkins diet?

Reasonable: To a point. Chief value is v.Low simple carbs, but "eat all you want of meat, fat encourages overeating. On the whole, i despise diets in favor of simply eating "god made" food. ...Read more

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What should you eat on the Atkins diet?

What should you eat on the Atkins diet?

General Principles: The general principles of the atkins diet include : -emphasis on high protein -emphasis on wholesome foods. -stresses the importance of healthy fats. -nutrition from fresh vegetables, lean protein, fruits, and whole grains -more emphasis on portion and calorie control. -special attention given to those who are diabetic as well as vegetarians. -being active and exercise. ...Read more

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What is the current opinions on the Atkins diet?

What is the current opinions on 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 and the dangers of Atkins. ...Read more

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What indian meals are recommended for Atkins diet?

Very hard!: Nan, or indian bread is good, but forbidden. Indian diets are heavy into rice, also to be avoided. Curries without rice, but with lamb, or chicken, and bell peppers, onions are very good. Virtually all vegetables are good as well. Sweet deserts, bread, and rice need be avoided. This as made it difficult for many of my indian patients! ...Read more

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Atkins diet cause bell's palsy?

Bell's Palsy: Probably not. This post viral complication is thought to be caused by a person's own immune system creating antibodies that attack the facial nerves on one side of the face. High protein diet is not to be blamed. ...Read more

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Can the Atkins diet literally mean no carbs?

Yes: Simple carbs are sugars and are a major cause of obesity. Complex carbs come from fruit and vegetables and represent normal diet. Atkins is not a "normal" diet. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea is a term that describes loose, watery stools occurring more frequently than usual. It is often not due to a serious cause, but severe diarrhea ...Read more