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  • Atkins Analysis: The Atkins Diet

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    The Atkins Analysis The Atkins diet has remained a popular diet in America since its introduction by Cardiologist Robert C. Atkins in 1972 through his book, Dr. Atkins’ Diet Revolution. The Atkins diet and its variations remain popular in America by those who are trying to lose weight. In fact, it has been estimated that nearly 25 million Americas are trying a low carb diet at any time. Adkins’ books have remained extremely popular throughout the years. The Atkins diet plan is premised on the

  • The Atkins Diet

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    “The Atkins Diet” a high-protein, high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet was introduced in 1972 by Dr. Robert C. Atkins. Dr. Atkins believed that diets high in sugar cause the pancreas to produce the hormone insulin which then causes the body to store calories as fat. He then came up with the idea that if we consume fewer carbohydrates, then our bodies would produce less insulin and start using our stored fat for energy and the outcome would be weight loss. (1) “The Atkins Diet” has four phases

  • The Atkins Diet

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    “The Atkins Diet,” a high protein, high fat, low-carbohydrate diet was introduced in 1972 by Dr. Robert C. Atkins, MD. Dr. Atkins believed that a diet high in sugar forced the pancreas to produce the hormone insulin, causing the body to store calories as fat. He believed that if we consumed fewer carbohydrates, then our bodies would produce less insulin. By doing so, our bodies would use stored fat for energy, resulting in weight loss. (1) “The Atkins Diet” consists of four phases. The first

  • The Atkins Diet

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    The Atkins Diet Am I fat? This is a question that almost every American says to him or herself everyday. Everyone is concerned with their appearance and wants to look their best all of the time. With the media today, the looks that appear to be “normal” aren’t always achievable for the average person. The question really is, to what extreme will people go to achieve the look that they want? Even if it affects their health, people today are going to great lengths to get their idea of the picture

  • The Atkins Diet

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    The Atkins Diet:Too Good to be True? The American population is fat. What’s worse, we are getting fatter. For many years, a body mass index (BMI) of 27 or more (weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared) was the standard criteria for being overweight, and a BMI of 30 or more was the criteria for obesity. This meant that more than one third of U.S. adults were overweight. In recent years the criteria has been reduced to a BMI of 25 or more to be considered overweight, with the obesity

  • The Atkins Diet

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    The Atkins Diet: Is it Safe and Effective? People in today’s society all want to find the perfect solution to their weight problems. They are looking for a diet which would allow them to eat all the foods they love and still loose weight. Dr. Robert Atkins, founder of the Atkins Diet, devised a diet that allows people to eat such food as fried eggs, bacon, steak and other high-fat foods as long as they drastically reduced the amount of carbohydrates they consumed. Is this a safe and effective way

  • Dr. Robert C. Atkins and The Atkins Diet

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    In 1972, Dr. Robert C. Atkins introduced the Atkins Nutritional Approach in his book, “Dr. Atkins’ Diet Revolution”. The diet was created to resolve overweight conditions. THEORY The theory of the Atkins diet is based on the statistics that overweight people eat too many carbohydrates. Our bodies are able to burn both fat and carbohydrates for energy. Reducing carbohydrates and eating more protein and fat, our bodies naturally lose weight by burning stored body fat more efficiently. Since fats and

  • Is Atkins good or bad?

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    Is Atkins good or bad? Take a good look around, and you will see sexy and skinny people staring you in the face in some shape or form by the media. It seems like a propaganda machine that is trying to poison your mind, telling you can only be attractive, if you are either super skinny or super buff. Well folks, I have something to say. Look around and examine the average person. Most people do not look like models. To be attractive is to be thin, so a long-standing fad is people doing whatever

  • The Benefits of the Atkins Diet

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    The Benefits of the Atkins Diet The Atkins diet has been attacked in recent years and been accused of being a fad diet that does not successfully cause weight loss and is the causes of health problems. The most criticized area of the Atkins diet is the seemingly unlimited amount of fat and meat that is allowed within the diet. This unconventional method of weight loss is the center of the animosity towards the Atkins diet. Though this diet may not be the best method of weight loss for all

  • Benefits Of The Atkins Diet

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    The Atkins Diet: Is it healthy? Dr Robert Atkins Born: 17-10-1930 Died: 17-04-2003 [IMAGE]Dr Atkins, the creator of the Atkins Diet. His unconventional theories on nutrition have changed the way Americans think about eating. Atkins low-carbohydrate approach and 4 step program have become an obsession for many people at a time when two thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. But the Atkins diet has its disagreement, some of whom say that its emphasis on high cholesterol foods

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