Atkins Diet Review, Part 2
In the Atkins Diet Review Part 1, we looked at the 4 phases of the Atkins Diet and the foods you are allowed to eat at each stage. Now let’s concentrate on the overall benefits and drawbacks of the original low carb diet.
Comparing the Atkins Diet to other diets
People have drawn comparisons between the Atkins Diet and several others, most recently the Dukan Diet, which is very popular right now – although I personally don’t see much resemblance, other than the fact there are 4 phases to each. However, Protein Power and The Schwarzbein Principle both recognize the value of a high protein, low carb diet which has a fair amount of fat in it. In all of these, the type of fat is key: and the one to avoid is the trans fat (the man-made type).
The Atkins Diet name has both its advantages and its drawbacks. On the one hand, a lot of people have heard of it, Continue Reading »
Atkins Diet Review, Part 1
The best-known low carb diet and the name synonymous with the low carb lifestyle is the Atkins Diet. It is and has always been a controversial low carb diet, so there are quite a few reviews if you search for them – not all of them impartial.
My own Atkins Diet review aims to cover the basics, outlining the different phases, positive and negative elements of this eating plan, and how it might work for you.
Every low carb diet has its limitations – this one is renowned for what it does allow! Continue Reading »