Essays Tagged: "Atkins diet"

Description, Pros and Cons of Scarsdale Diet

a best seller. However, the low-fat trend began in the 1908s, so the diet, which is similar to the Atkins Diet that preceded it, did not become consistently mainstream until the mid-1990s. The author ... e to make the consistent re-publishing and re-writing efforts that other diet founders, such as Dr. Atkins, have. Even so, this diet has kept a faithful follwing through the years, mainly because of i ...

(2 pages) 92 0 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Dr. Atkins diet. A short essay on the Atkins diet compared to the Hollywood diet. Plus Dr. Atkins four phase strategy and four nutritional principles to lose weight.

As I read through the Dr. Atkins diet, I am beginning to see many excellent things. They have many ways for you to stay on tra ... -phase strategy is induction, ongoing weight loss, pre-maintenance and lifetime maintenance.The Dr. Atkins diet also has four nutritional principals to help people reach their health standards. They a ... hese four principals, you will be able to look and feel your best.I think that the best part of the Atkins diet has to be the advice and the inspiration that they give you. They do this by giving you ...

(2 pages) 195 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Fad Diets and how they are harmful to your health.

ctable organizations frown upon the high protein- (and high fat, high cholesterol) eating plan that Atkins advocates. Most fad diets are unconventional but does it help you lose weight? The short answ ... ates. Most fad diets are unconventional but does it help you lose weight? The short answer is yes. "Atkins intentionally manipulates the diet as to create ketosis," Kenney says. Ketosis is an abnormal ...

(4 pages) 332 2 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Atkins diet, fact or fad

THE ATKINS DIET: Fact or FadIntroductionIn order to lose weight people think about dieting. Diet is a cu ... arbohydrate with the emphasis on high protein; low carbohydrate with the emphasis on high fat (e.g. Atkins diet) and high carbohydrate low fat diets. But some of them are short-term solutions to a wei ... are short-term solutions to a weight loss and others present a big health risk to people's life.The Atkins diet (low carbohydrate, high fat) is a diet plan suggested by Dr Atkins, which enables weight ...

(8 pages) 359 5 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Truth About the Atkins Diet

The Atkins diet has not only proven to be a well designed and crafted weight loss regimen it has also be ... he sources for which we have ultimately given up. Whatever your personal feelings are regarding the Atkins diet it has proven to be an effective source and diet regimen for individuals all over the co ... hicken, eat a lot of salads, etc. I'm sure we all have heard or know of someone who has been on the Atkins Diet. It has had a successful result ratio for a large portion of men and women. Of course th ...

(4 pages) 114 1 3.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Well Written Paper on Why the Atkin's Diet is So Popular!!

Why is the Atkins Diet So Popular?Today, if one were to drive and look at nearly any fast food establishment th ... nt they might pass, they would very likely see some type of an advertisement containing the phrase "Atkins friendly." Large, well-known fast food restaurants such as Burger King and Subway have joined ... Large, well-known fast food restaurants such as Burger King and Subway have joined in on the recent Atkins craze by developing new menus that cater to the Atkins diet philosophy; low-carbohydrate, hig ...

(3 pages) 67 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Which Diet is Right for Your?

choose the right one. For example, the Weight Watchers plan concentrates on low fat foods while the Atkins plan concentrates on low carbohydrate foods. These plans are considered healthy alternatives ...

(1 pages) 54 0 2.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Revolutionary Atkins Diet Always check my paper for misspellings and grammar but I believe this one is clean.

The revolutionary Atkins diet could be the miracle diet which everyone is searching to find. A diet that not only make ... ot only makes them drop weight fast but will also allow them to eat tasty and satisfying meals. The Atkins diet may just be this miracle diet. Although many people are questioning it since so many pro ... armful. Some people cannot understand how it works. In order to truly grasp an understanding of the Atkins diet one must know the history of its ridicule, understand its process, learn about the resea ...

(8 pages) 75 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Diet and Exercise: Problem, solution or excuse?

Everywhere you go, you will see an Atkins friendly menu. Atkins is everywhere. It sounds like the ultimate diet, because you just leave ... for people who can't live without carbohydrates; it is for people who won't miss them so much. The Atkins diet doesn't leave room for cheaters, but it also isn't set up to gorge you either. This diet ... ld be ideal. The truth is it probably isn't going to happen. Maybe I will just go on a diet instead.Atkins is a great start, as long as you use control and exercise. It does matter how much you eat, o ...

(4 pages) 207 3 4.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Diet: Another Four Letter Word.

formation and weighing the options, I still favor the Diabetic Food Pyramid. My team researched the Atkins diet and the philosophy on reducing carbohydrates to lose weight makes sense to me; however, ... d the philosophy on reducing carbohydrates to lose weight makes sense to me; however, following the Atkins diet seems a little too extreme for my liking. I think a combination of the Atkins Diet with ...

(4 pages) 95 1 2.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Hypothesis Testing

ata and its results, we noted an omission that could change the outcome of our previous report. The Atkins Diet parameters had spelled out that on Saturday evenings it was appropriate to go out for di ... at a restaurant (they recommend Outback, Lone Star or Colorado Mining Co. Steakhouses), that has an Atkins approved menu.When we take the total cost figures from the previous study, Atkins $231.38 and ...

(6 pages) 452 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays


ong thousands of diets readily available to our society, one that has sparked great interest is the Atkins Diet. Founded on the idea of high protein and low/zero carbohydrate intake, Atkins has been v ... tein , may not necessarily be a positive idea, quite the opposite actually. Is it possible that the Atkins diet may actually cause complications for dieters in the long run, such as kidney stones and ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Fad Diets

This diet has 3 stages each getting stricter and the intake of fats becomes significantly lower.The Atkins Diet: The Atkins diet is very strict and concentrates mainly on the intake of carbohydrates. ... ight.” Therefore to follow this diet you must consume less then 20 grams of carbs per day. The Atkins diet promises quick and drastic weight loss.The Chocolate Diet: This crazy and unique diet is ...

(3 pages) 66 4 2.6 Sep/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Complimentary, Alternative and Integrative Medicine

arnes et al. 2002).Exercise and DietAnother popular treatment is specialized diets; one such is the Atkins Diet. This diet is based around limiting the body's intake of carbohydrates thereby causing t ... t stores in the body which results in weight loss and helps balance the insulin levels in the body (Atkins, 2006).AcupunctureAnother famous healing technique, originating from China, is acupuncture. A ...

(4 pages) 79 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Diet Fabs

have started to become overweight at early stages, due to the foods that they eat. People try many diets, proper exercise and to manage food, but it seems that more and more people can’t control ... re and more people can’t control there eating habits. There are many opinions when it comes to dieting and how it should be done. What one person might think is good for you the other person migh ...

(6 pages) 23 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Which Diet Program is Better?

here all the fiber had been stripped away during manufacturing). This was in marked contrast to the Atkins Diet, for instance, which bans virtually all carbohydrates and leaves the dieter to exist mos ... son).The low carb diet has been the new story for the last decade. It did not start with Dr. Robert Atkins. It was devised by an undertaker and coffin maker in London. His name is William Banting to t ...

(10 pages) 27 0 3.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine