In this article, learn more about The Controversial Atkins Diet. Dr. Atkins' diet.
The first thing you need to know about the Atkins diet is that it is quite controversial. However, many of the Hollywood stars are her fans - Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jennifer Aniston and Renee Zellweger are just a few of them. Kim Kardashian herself said that this diet has helped her lose the extra pounds she gained during pregnancy.
In this article you will find everything you need to know about Dr. Atkins' diet, no matter how controversial it may be.
According to him, being overweight is not a consequence of overeating, but of an unbalanced metabolism and, in particular, inefficient absorption of sugar. Its logic is as follows - our body receives energy from sugar and fats, and if we stop this intake of carbohydrates, our body will begin to burn fat reserves to provide them. The result - you will just lose weight!
That's why calories are not part of the Atkins diet. Instead, all carbohydrates and even simple sugars in fruits are excluded from the diet. The good news is that protein and fat are allowed. You can eat unlimited amounts of meat, fish, seafood, eggs, mayonnaise, butter and cheese.
A typical Atkins diet includes meat, fish, eggs and cheese, and minimal amounts of low-carb vegetables, green or high-fiber vegetables, salads and herbs can be added.
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In the first week you will lose at least 2-4 pounds. Then the weight loss will be delayed to about 6 pounds per month.
Dr. Atkins' diet is accompanied by many side effects, due to which its use in the long run could be harmful to your health.
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