What is Atkins Diet?

Category: Nutrition/Diets


The Atkins Diet, created by Dr Robert Atkins, involves restriction of carbohydrates to more frequently switch the body's metabolism from burning glucose as fuel to burning stored body fat. This process (called ketosis) begins when insulin levels are low.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Atkins Diet

Side effect Patients
Fatigue 1


Based on patients currently using Atkins Diet

Dosage Patients
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Atkins Diet

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Reason Patients
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
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Currently using Atkins Diet

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped using Atkins Diet

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
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