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Does Atkins diet affect health as it based on low carb but practised calories based foods?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Some basics

Your organs/muscles usually burn glucose (carb) for their primary source of energy.
Your metabolism can create glucose from fat, protein or carbs but carbs are more easily converted to glucose. Carbs that convert easily to glucose raise your insulin faster & trigger appetite. The low carb approach tries to reduce appetite by avoiding this.

In brief: Some basics

Your organs/muscles usually burn glucose (carb) for their primary source of energy.
Your metabolism can create glucose from fat, protein or carbs but carbs are more easily converted to glucose. Carbs that convert easily to glucose raise your insulin faster & trigger appetite. The low carb approach tries to reduce appetite by avoiding this.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Atkins and Fat

The atkins diet is primarily focused on protein and an absence of carbs.
Of course, it is good to avoid carbs (especially those with rapid absorption like white bread, white pasta, and sugars). Some people believe that too many fats are allowed on the atkins diet. I have also found that people have a hard time staying on this diet for long. We focus on veggies, fruit, and protein.

In brief: Atkins and Fat

The atkins diet is primarily focused on protein and an absence of carbs.
Of course, it is good to avoid carbs (especially those with rapid absorption like white bread, white pasta, and sugars). Some people believe that too many fats are allowed on the atkins diet. I have also found that people have a hard time staying on this diet for long. We focus on veggies, fruit, and protein.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Atkins type diets

Do affect health and metabolism. The low carb and high fat nature of such food plans puts the body into a state known as ketosis—body burns fat for fuel rather than sugar.
Please see your doctor before choosing a diet like this to make certain your health is ok for it. Othwise, it can be beneficial. Peace and good health.

In brief: Atkins type diets

Do affect health and metabolism. The low carb and high fat nature of such food plans puts the body into a state known as ketosis—body burns fat for fuel rather than sugar.
Please see your doctor before choosing a diet like this to make certain your health is ok for it. Othwise, it can be beneficial. Peace and good health.
Dr. Bernard Seif
Dr. Bernard Seif
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