Atkins Diet

One of the most known and popularized diet program in America is a primarily sugar and carbohydrate diets: the Atkins diet.

In short, the program suggest to eliminate the consumption of refined carbohydrates and sugars. These are in all sweet products including

  • starch (cereals, pasta, breads, bagels),
  • fruits,
  • dairy products and cheese,
  • fruit juices,
  • nuts,
  • grains,
  • meats,
  • all ¨light¨products usually meaning low in fat but with added sugar.
This scheme is often used by those who want to lose weight fast and short term.

This is a proven method of this result. But it is more difficult to maintain long-term program that has a significant number of foods you can’t consume. In addition, you must know that these individuals can develop nutrient deficiencies that many of these foods provide.