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Atkins for Life: The Complete Controlled Carb Program for Permanent Weight Loss and Good Health

Description: Amazon.com Review It is bread and not butter that is the enemy in Dr. Atkins's popular and controversial low-carbohydrate/high-fat diet. In In Atkins for Life, he continues his decades-long crusade against low-fat eating. Atkins argues that low-fat meals are high-carbohydrate missiles, causing the body to produce excess insulin, which then produces fat, slows down metabolism, and tips the scale. Instead, he urges readers to stop counting calories and fat grams and start counting carbs to rev up their metabolism and burn fat as an energy source. The question of whether "ketosis," the fat meltdown he advocates, is heal ... (more)
Manufacturer: St. Martin's Griffin
Release date: 11 May 2004
ISBN-10 : 0312315236 | ISBN-13: 9780312315238
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