Revisiting the Atkins Diet
Atkins diet, officially known as the Atkins Nutritional Approach, is low carbohydrate diet. Robert Atkins initially promoted this diet and so the name to this diet originated from his name. Atkins diet has been in use since long to lose weight. The low carbohydrate diet has been observed to die and get reborn after every 25 years. Atkins diet has nowadays started giving an umbrella to such a diet. Wlliam Banting found in a study that lowering carbohydrates through diets, lowered body weight to a significant level. The new diet recently got popular and the people following it became known as the Banting knights. This low carb diet has always been criticized by the medical professionals as they were dangerous for the health of the people having it.
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