WATCH: How the New Atkins Diet is Better and Easier

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The Atkins Diet made huge waves in the diet and weight loss world in 2003 and 2004. Although the diet was created by Dr. Robert Atkins in 1972, it wasn’t until this millenium that it gained widespread popularity. During the height of the Atkins craze:

One in eleven North American adults was on the diet. This large following was blamed for large declines in the sales of carbohydrate-heavy foods like pasta and rice: sales were down 8.2 and 4.6 percent, respectively, in 2003.

During this period, everyone knew someone who was on or who had tried the Atkins diet. Although it is not as popular today, it sparked widespread interest in the low-carb or slow carb approach to weight loss and a marked shift away from the low-fat and low-cal focus.

What is the New Atkins Diet?

The “New” Atkins diet has lighter restrictions about many vegetables, fruits, alcohol, and caffeine and incorporates more recent research about good carbs (aka slow carbs) and nutrient-rich foods. It’s more flexible and more inclusive, which will hopefully help people keep the weight off for good. Studies show that restrictive diets are harder to follow in the long-term and the weight comes back on, so this seems like a smart move for the company and for people looking for a lasting, low carb solution.

Dr. Eric Westman, one of the co-authors and Professor of Medicine at Duke University, says this:

The best way to describe this book is that it makes it easier to do the Atkins Diet than ever before. We’ve added a whole new element of flexibility and rewritten the Atkins Diet to include all the updates in science.


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