Atkins Diet

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  • The Atkins Diet: I'm An Atkid Now

    Feb 21, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: You will lose weight fast. Not hard to stay on.
    Cons: Restricts fruits for a month.

    Summary: Another Update:My husband and I are both on Atkins and loving it! I am changing my rating.  Update: It appears that the Atkins Diet is now deducting for fiber. At the time of this review it did not. In fact after the most ... read more

  • It is too restirctive

    Dec 16, 2012 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to do  for the person that does not like frequent change.
    Cons: Restictive

    Summary: When I tried the Atkins Diet I found that it was very hard for me to consistantly stay on for even a month. They cut out fruit and of course carbs and give you a streamlined selection of protein based foods to each each day. This approach works only if ... read more

  • I've Lost 43 LBS on the ATKINS DIET

    Feb 18, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It works well for someone serious and dedicated to losing weight.
    Cons: Can be spendy, it's not for everyone.

    Summary: The Atkins DietI've lost 43 Pounds and still going My experience with the Atkins Diet and how I do itAs a physically active person I believe the key to losing weight is ... read more

  • Is this diet heaven sent?

    Jul 25, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: You will definately lose weight.
    Cons: light headed, dizzy and sluggish was how I felt when I tried it.

    Summary: I have attempted several times with the atkins diet. Unfortunate enough, I have not been able to last on the diet for more than three days tops. My conclusion is that not everyone could tolerate living on extremely low levels of carbs. I always felt ... read more

  • Atkins diet controversy

    Oct 7, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast Weight Loss
    Cons: Health Risks
    Not Maintainable (in my opinion)
    Expensive

    Summary: After reading "Dr. Atkins' NEW Diet Revolution" (2002 print) I tried it out in full - I bought the ketone test-strips, the expensive high-fat foods, the supplements, etc. What I can tell you is this: It WILL cause you to lose weight, and while some ... read more

  • Science behind Atkins (Protein Power)

    Nov 4, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It works, it's the healthiest diet around, and the foods are tasty
    Cons: It's difficult to avoid carbs when the world seems to be carb-centered.

    Summary: o Why did you start this diet? Around 10 years ago (at age 40) I was cleaning the garage and found that I couldn't walk more than a few steps without my heart pounding and my chest and left arm hurting. In the mornings I would awaken with a feeling of ... read more

  • Results & Discipline is Different from Person-to-Person

    Sep 10, 2006 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Makes you rethink your eating habits.
    Cons: Breakfast foods are limited. You must be very inventive.

    Summary: I went on Atkins January 2003 after reading the book cover-to-cover. I had great results I went from 168 to 127 in less than 4 months, which included a six to seven mile walk everyday and a half hour of yoga at home. I wouldn't follow the diet to the ... read more

  • Read the science before you discount this diet

    Feb 22, 2006 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: You will not feel hungry; fast weight loss
    Cons: Higher grocery bill

    Summary: 1. "Larry King Live" February 2003: "In over 30 years that this diet has been in the market, there has not been ONE case of kidney or liver damage caused by the diet." 2. Harvard Medical School study, released in late 2002 found that this diet ... read more

  • Atkins Gives You a Running Start

    May 22, 2005 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast results, You can drink Vodka Soda
    Cons: Expensive foods, self-preparation.

    Summary: It's become clear to me why the Atkins Diet has become the quintessential American Diet: It produces very fast results. For those of you - like me - who get discouraged when they eat the way they think they should and exercise to the pt of exhaustion ... read more

  • It worked but I love my Carbs!

    Apr 7, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: You will loose weight and have energy.
    Cons: You have to follow the diet and not add your own interpretation. Natural is expensive!

    Summary: (Update in last paragraph.) In a nutshell the Atkin's Diet teaches you how much breads and processed foods your body can take before it starts stacking on the pounds. Phase one is getting you to eat things in their natural form but only those that will ... read more

  • Atkins Diet - As successful as you make it

    Mar 1, 2005 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Effective, easy
    Cons: Expensive

    Summary: I have tried the diet twice and have had good results. I used the old method the first time where you arent allowed to subtract the fibre from the carb count and found it good, although I didnt eat as many veggies as I could have because of the change ... read more

  • All There Is To Know

    Jan 20, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: great crash diet- lose weight quickly
    Cons: can gain the weight back very quickly and not the safest diet for everyone

    Summary: My sister got engaged over Thanksgiving and we are having the wedding very soon. My sister decided she wants the wedding as soon as possible. So she scheduled it for March. At first, I flipped because I realized I had gained a good amount of weight this ... read more

  • It puts the Die in Diet

    Aug 30, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast weight loss
    Cons: Boring diet, possible health problems.

    Summary: I have tried many diets over the years. Some great and some are not so great. I tried the Atkins diet for only 4 months. I did see results. I lost a total of 27 pounds. Not bad for 4 months. My girlfriend and I decided to do the buddy system and go ... read more

  • Terrific way of life!

    Jun 2, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lose weight and feel great! Get rid of the blood sugar crashes and cravings.
    Cons: Must be willing to commit to make it a permanent way of life to work.

    Summary: I've bounced back and forth on weight over the years trying to follow the low fat-high carb diet methods all the "experts" try and cram down our throats and my body followed the rest of America's on the upward slide. Trying to follow a low fat diet with ... read more

  • Watch yourself melt away . . .

    May 25, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Rapid Results: Scale moves consistently down . . dress size goes down.
    Cons: It's not only your fat that melts away . . so does your health.

    Summary: I've done Atkins before - about... um, a year ago to this date and saw rapid consistent weight loss but after about 7 days I had gout and was totally ill. Can't say it was Atkins for sure but let's just say when I went off the 'diet' I got better in ... read more

  • Atkins: Works for Some, Not for Me.

    Mar 11, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Quick weight loss, loss of cravings, emphasis on non-processed foods and lifestyle change.
    Cons: Hard to stick to, and expensive! Very hard to eat out.

    Summary: In one sentence: Good for weight loss, but it can be hard to stick to if you don't enjoy the way you're eating. The Beginning After hearing quite a few friends rave about this diet, I decided to check it out. Being a compulsive person about ... read more

  • Tanked my metabolism

    Feb 24, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: I can't think of any I experienced.
    Cons: Extreme muscle loss, gained fat. No portion control.

    Summary: I lost more muscle than fat. Not recommended for active individuals, though it might work initially for couch potatoes. In three months, I lost a total of six pounds, and over 300 calories a day in my metabolic rate, from loss of muscle. In spite of ... read more

  • Yes, I'm a believer!

    Feb 5, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: It works well if you have willpower. You WILL lose weight.
    Cons: Can be monotonous - not for the weak of heart. Can be a bit pricey.

    Summary: The Atkins Diet WILL work, but spend a few bucks to get DR. Atkins New Diet Revolution and "The Atkins Essentials". Just because it basically allows you to eat all the red meat you want and gorge yourself on bacon and eggs, it doesn't mean that it's a ... read more

  • Who Knew A Guy Could Get Sick of Wings and Steak?

    Jan 30, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: I'm losing weight, inches and looking better.
    Cons: I would kill a unsuspecting person for a bowl of ice cream.

    Summary: I'd like to think that I'm in pretty good shape. I work out 3-5 days a week, my wife makes me eat pretty well and I try to avoid junk food as much as possible. There's always room for a plate of wings or a good beer once in a while, but overall, I do ... read more

  • The Atkins Nonsense Diet: Lose Weight and Eat All You Want! Yeah, Right!

    Jan 25, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: If you consider gorging on fats a 'pro', then by all means go on Atkins.
    Cons: Consider Atkins as the sedentary dieter's health 'timebomb'.

    Summary: The inquisitive little boy says: "I see it getting dark outside, and I also see it start to rain. Aha! Darkness causes it to rain." "But I don't like rain. Since darkness causes it to rain, I will simply shine a light to remove the darkness, thus ... read more

  • If you want to lose less than ten pounds, don't try this!

    Dec 19, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: You lose weight quickly in the first week.
    Cons: Constipation, no more (or very few) carbs forever, feeling weak/tired, price

    Summary: Ok, I only needed to lose 10 pounds, and I ended up gaining fifteen!!! Basically, the diet consists of this: eat only 20 grams of carbohydrates a day. Anything food that does not contain carbs is pretty much fair game. Some pointers for this ... read more

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