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What We Can Learn From Dr. Atkins' Basic Method

Are you struggling with some of the "get with the program" ideals that were never a part of the original Atkins protocol?

The original Atkins Diet was intended to be a plan of personal evolution. Dr. Atkins invited the dieter to create a program they could live with for the rest of their life, so why is it so hard to accept the idea that low-carb diets do not work for everyone?

Travel the diet circuit for any length of time and you'll soon discover there are diet specialists that the individual weight-loss groups have silently nominated to be their authority figures of choice.

Some of these profiles are popular bloggers, while others have a bit more substance to their credentials, but there doesn't seem to be any particular method or qualification for obtaining the position. All you need is a stance of purity and a willingness to preach the orthodox religion.

Guess that means I'm out of the loop.

The Best Way to Lose Weight Dogma

Has self-responsibility and integrity died?

Sometimes, it feels that way when you look at how viciously weight-loss groups defend their one-true dietary religion.

Weight-loss plans are no longer seen as helpful tools. Today, they are creeds to live by. Tweaking is not allowed. Given the vicious climate within ketogenic circles, why is it so difficult to let go of low carb?