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The Atkins diet is a diet that restricts carbohydrates, particularly sugar, to cause the dieter's body to burn fat instead of carbohydrates. There are multiple versions of the diet, each with different carbohydrate restr... More »

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The New Atkins diet is an updated version of the original Atkins diet. The Atkins diet is a low-carbohydrate diet that recommends the intake of less than 20 grams of carbohydrates per day. More »

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Dr. Robert Coleman Atkins is a cardiologist and the creator of the Atkins' diet. His book "Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution" was published in 1972 and was revised as "Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution" in 2002. More »

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During the first phase of the Atkins diet, induction, a dieter can eat a reasonable amount of meat, poultry, fish, eggs, and butter and vegetable oils. He should limit himself to 20 grams of net carbohydrates from vegeta... More »

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The Atkins diet restricts carbohydrates and helps dieters shed weight quickly and healthily. The program is split into four phases that help people reach and maintain their goal weights. More »

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When on the Atkins diet, avoid food high in sugars and carbohydrates. In the beginning of the diet plan, foods such as nuts and seeds are off limits. Some of these can be added to the diet in later stages. More »

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The Induction phase is the first phase of the Atkins Diet, during which the body adjusts to functioning with low levels of carbohydrates. The Induction phase lasts for a full 14 days, and the body is then prompted to sta... More »

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