veggies.jpg (6769 bytes)fruitbowl.jpg (6391 bytes)THE SKINNY ON ATKINS
From all-creatures.org

VEGAN HEALTH
An Articles Archive
Diet - Diseases - Enzymes - Exercise - Health - Herbs - Longevity - Medicine - Minerals - Natural Health - Nutrition - Stress - Vegan - Vegetarian - Vitamins

We began this archive as a means of assisting our visitors in answering many of their health and diet questions, and in encouraging them to take a pro-active part in their own health.  We believe the articles and information contained herein are true, but are not presenting them as advice.  We, personally, have found that a whole food vegan diet has helped our own health, and simply wish to share with others the things we have found.   Each of us must make our own decisions, for it's our own body.  If you have a health problem, see your own physician.


THE SKINNY ON ATKINS
By Michael Greger, M.D.  
http://www.DrGreger.org

Table of Contents

WHAT THE EXPERTS THINK OF ATKINS

Atkins "Nightmare" Diet

Dr. Atkins Had a Dream

"The Diet Fad of the 21st Century"

The South Beach Diet

FAULTY SCIENCE

Phony Baloney

Losing (Water) Weight

Calories Count

"Metabolic Advantage" Advantageous Only In Selling Books

Low Calorie Diet in Disguise

The Real Big Fat Lie

SHORT-TERM SIDE EFFECTS

"Extraordinarily Irresponsible" — Atkins and Pregnancy

More to Lose Than Weight

Constipation

"Disease of Kings"

Prescription for Muscle Cramps

Cognitive Impairment

"Emotional Zombie"

"Sunshine and Sex"

ALL LONG-TERM STUDIES ON ATKINS A WASH

Atkins Comes In Last For Long-Term Weight Maintenance

Long-Term Weight Loss Secrets

Atkins Missing in Action

WHAT THE EXPERTS THINK OF ATKINS - II

Bringing Home the Bacon

LONG-TERM SIDE EFFECTS

"Massive Health Risk"

Malnutrition

Cancer

Kidney "Scarring"

Peeing Your Bones Down the Toilet

"Eaters of Raw Flesh"

Atkins Distorted His Record on Cholesterol

The Proof is in the SPECT Scan

Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Are Bad for You

Closing Off His Heart to the Atkins Diet

Rachel

Down on Atkins Down Under

Only Under Monthly Clinical Supervision

THE SAFER ALTERNATIVE

Where Atkins Deserved Credit

The Answers are No and No

Too Good to Be True

Atkins is Based on a Half-Truth

You Can Have Your Carbs and Eat Them Too

Lose Weight without Losing Your Health—or Your Life

Conclusion

References

Go on to Atkins "Nightmare" Diet

Michael Greger, MD, is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Greger has been publicly speaking about mad cow disease since 1993. In 1997 he was invited as an expert witness to defend Oprah Winfrey in the infamous meat defamation trial. He has contributed to many books and articles on the subject and continues to lecture extensively. Dr. Greger can be contacted at 857-928-2778, or mhg1@cornell.edu


Fair Use Notice: This document may contain copyrighted material whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owners. We believe that this not-for-profit, educational use on the Web constitutes a fair use of the copyrighted material (as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law). If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.


| Home Page | Health Index |

Your Comments Are Welcome

(d-2)


| Home Page | Animal Issues | Archive | Art and Photos | Articles | Bible | Books | Church and Religion | Discussions | Health | Humor | Letters | Links | Nature Studies | Poetry and Stories | Quotations | Recipes | What's New? |

Thank you for visiting all-creatures.org.
Since date.gif (1367 bytes)