Definition of Atkins diet in English:
noun( trademark in the US)
A high-protein, high-fat diet in which carbohydrates are severely restricted.
- Does this mean that low-carb, high-protein diets like the Atkins diet are ideal for diabetics?
- The Atkins diet cuts out carbohydrates and boosts consumption of protein without having to avoid fatty foods.
- Then there's the Atkins diet, which is one of many that advocates a higher protein, lower carbohydrate menu plan.
1970s: named after the American cardiologist Robert C. Atkins (1930–2003).
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