This diet is found in the appendix of the book Why We Get Fat by Gary Taubes, and is an example of a low carbohydrate diet. Gary got it from Dr. Eric Westman’s Lifestyle Medicine Clinic at Duke University Medical Center. It came originally from Dr. Robert Atkins’ diet plans. A much more complete plan can be found in Westman, et al, New Atkins
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Understanding Atkins diet food list is the first step for following the diet plan correctly. The induction phase or Atkins diet phase 1 food list includes different veggies, dairy products, fish, meat, oils, spices, sweeteners and free foods.