Follow the Dr Atkins' Diet and forget counting calories. Watch the fat melt away as a healthier and firmer body emerges. Enjoy more energy as well as freedom from a range of ailments from diabetes to heart disease. Essentially a low carbohydrate plan, the Atkins' Diet boosts your metabolic rate and once your metabolism is changed, your body adjusts to a new way of burning fat. Dieting can work, and with this medically proven regime you can lose weight without reducing - or counting - calories.
On the Atkins' Diet you can:
-Eat luxuriously and feel completely satisfied
-Experience the metabolic boost the Atkins' Diet provides
-Use a maintenance diet that will ensure you never become fat again
-Enjoy mouth-watering, gourmet recipes
In this edition the world's number one diet expert has updated his proven program to include: new low-carb recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner; brand new case studies and the very latest scientific research.
Robert C. Atkins is the founder and medical director of the Atkins Centre for Complementary Medicine in New York City. A graduate of Cornell University, he went on to specialise as a cardiologist. Now one of the most recognised doctors for diet, nutritional and natural medicine, his books have been international best-sellers: his original Dr Atkins Diet Revolution has sold over 10 million copies world-wide.
1: Preface 1: Why Atkins Works 1: The Promise 2: Understanding Some Basics 3: How You'll Succeed 4: Is This You? Three Types Who Need to Control Their Carbohydrates 5: Understanding the Importance of Insulin 6: The Great Fat Meltdown 7: Is There a Metabolic Advantage? You Be the Judge 8: The Complexities of Carbohydrates 9: Facts and Fallacies About the Atkins Nutritional Approach 2: How to Do Atkins - Today and for Life 10: Before You Begin 11: And Away You Go: The Induction Phase 12: Time to Review Your Results 13: Are You Ready for Phase Two? 14: Ongoing Weight Loss: The Second Phase of Atkins 15: Engine Stalled? How to Get Past a Plateau 16: Pre-Maintenance: Prepare for Permanent Slimness 17: Lifetime Maintenance 18: A Regimen to Jump-Start Weight Loss 19: Eating in the Real World 3: Part Three - Understanding Health and Well-Being 20: Metabolic Resistance: Causes and Solutions 21: The Psychology of Weight Loss: Behavioral Changes for a Healthier Life 22: Exercise: It's Non-Negotiable 23: Nutritional Supplements: Don't Even Think of Getting Along Without Them! 4: Disease Prevention 24: The Perilous Path to Diabetes 25: Yeast Reactions 26: Food Intolerances: Why We Each Require a Unique Diet 27: Lifetime Protection for Your Heart 28: Spreading the Word 5: Food and Recipes 29: Food and Recipes to Help You Do Atkins 30: The Recipes 31: Carbohydrate Gram Counter 2: References 3: Index