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- proper n. The proper name for a lifestyle created and popularized by Robert Atkins, in which a person maintains a diet low in carbohydrates, consumes vitamin supplements, and exercises regularly, with the goal of reducing their body weight.
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The Atkins Diet (TM), also known as the Atkins Nutritional Approach, focuses on a healthy diet with reduced levels of refined carbohydrates and added sugars and encourages the consumption of protein, fiber, fruits, vegetables and good fats.
As for the Atkins Nutritional Approach, the famous diet that is low in carbohydrates and high in protein, one in five women would try it, but only 2% believe it is healthy.
That’s why the program’s formal name is the Atkins Nutritional Approach.