Where can I find information on the Atkins diet?


Quick Answer

The best place to locate information about the Atkins diet is on the official Atkins site, at atkins.com. Here is where interested parties can locate information about books and other products for sale, and learn about the program overall.

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U.S. News & World Report has touted the Atkins Diet as one of the Best Diets for Weight Loss. The diet begins with three phases. The dieter first eliminates particular foods, and then gradually reintegrates them into a healthy diet.

The Atkins website describes each phase in detail. In Phase 1, the diet consists of eating “foundation veggies,” with healthy fats and some cheeses. Then nuts or seeds are integrated. Phase 1 is referred to as a “Kick-Start.” Phase 2 is known as the “Balancing” phase. Berries and the like, plus whole milk, legumes and tomato juice are part of the regimen in Phase 2. Phase 3, also referred as “Fine-Tuning,” introduces additional fruits, starchy vegetables and whole grains, back into the diet.

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