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The Atkins Diet

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Joseph Deschaine

on 19 September 2013

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Transcript of The Atkins Diet

The diet is made to prohibit you from eating carbohydrates and to eat more proteins and fats. It changes your eating habits to help you lose weight and keep it off, instead of gaining it right back.
The Atkins Diet
positive effects of the Atkins diet
The positive effects of the Atkins diet are that you can change your eating habit, basically when you lose weight, you keep it off. There is also rapid weight loss so you lose weight fast. You also don't feel as hungry after eating. The Atkins diet also lowers cholesterol.
negative effects of the atkins diet
The negative effects of the Atkins diet are that you take a lot more saturated fat than your body needs, you could get potential digestive problems, you could have a lack of energy and get headaches frequently
Advising Someone About the Atkins diet
For the most part, the Atkins diet is a pretty safe diet that you do loose weight on and for the most part you keep that weight off. The diet has some tasty food which is a pro and after you don't have hunger as much. There are only a couple bad things about the diet. You might have a lack of energy and you might get headaches. For the most part I would stay on the diet.
In 1972, Robert Atkins introduced the idea of the low carb Atkins diet. He did this through his book "Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution" His methods went against and medical experts ideas, but he did not have any conclusions without significant research.
3 Days of Meal Plans?
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Day one;
Breakfast: Eggs and vegetables, fried in butter or coconut oil.
Lunch: Shrimp salad with some olive oil.
Dinner: Grilled chicken with vegetables.
Day two;
Breakfast: Omelet with various vegetables, fried in butter or coconut oil.
Lunch: Smoothie with coconut milk, berries, almonds and protein powder.
Dinner: Steak and veggies.
Day three;
Breakfast: Bacon and Eggs.
Lunch: Chicken salad with some olive oil.
Dinner: Pork chops with vegetables.

If you are trying the Atkins diet on your own, then really the only fee would be food. However, most people decide to buy a couple of resources to help them along the way, which are recommended if you are going to start the diet. These are usually bought from the official Atkins website and help and keep track of the path of the diet. These resources can include the new book "The New Atkins for the New You", Online tools, and the Kick Start Kit, all available at the Atkins official website.
Food Cost: Food for the Atkins diet will cost about $5 a meal, so about $15 per day.
Resources cost: The new book rings in at $16, while you can get the Kick start Kit absolutely free. Online tools would also be about $3 per product.
Moving forward with the Atkins diet, It is a great diet to loose and keep off weight, with some side effects. If it works for you, then stay on the diet
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