How to Get Over the Atkins Flu?

Answer The Atkins diet is a way to transform your body into a fat-burning machine by limiting your intake of carbohydrates and eating mainly protein and non-starchy vegetables. During the first week of be... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Get Over the Atkins Flu

When did Dr. Atkins die?

Dr. Robert Atkins, who created the high-protein, low-carbohydrate Atkins Diet, died on Thursday, April 17, 2003, at the age of 72. According to CNN, the cause of death was a blood clot that develop... Read More »

Does Atkins work for everyone?

On One Hand: Atkins Has Quick ResultsThe Atkins diet works well for people who have a high body mass index, which is classified as obese. The diet works quickly because it makes your body use up st... Read More »

Is Atkins safe?

On One Hand: Dieters See Positive Health BenefitsStudies done at Yale and Penn, among other places, have shown that dieters on the Atkins Diet actually see a drop in LDL (bad) cholesterol, and a ri... Read More »

Can you have cornmeal on Atkins?

The Atkins diet reduces the amount of carbs consumed so the body will burn stored fat instead of carbs. On Atkins, you can consume 5 to 15g of net carbs--the total amount of carbs minus fiber. Corn... Read More »