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Publisher's Summary

Millions of people around the world have already discovered the Atkins Nutritional Approach™and the remarkable benefits of controlling carbohydrates. Now it's even easier to join the revolution, lose weight, and get healthy the proven Atkins way!
Providing clear, concise answers to your questions and concerns, The Atkins Essentials is ideal for anyone seeking a healthier lifestyle. For those new to Atkins, it is a quick and effective way to get started, and for those already on the program, it offers indispensable tips on eating out, stocking your pantry, and more.
Simply put, it is Atkins made easy, with:

The ABCs of doing Atkins
An effective two-week launch into weight-losing mode
Personal modifications to slow or speed weight loss
Helpful listings of acceptable and unacceptable foods and much more!

(P)2004 HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.
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4 out of 5 stars
By Melanie on 01-23-12

Good information but a little outdated

I wanted to start this diet again and had to make a 3 hour total drive so I thought I would get a head start on my reading. This helped but is a bit outdated. There is a new book called "The New Atkins For A New You" that is much better however Audible doesn't carry it. This one tells you not to drink coffee however the new one has used newer research and tell you it's not only ok but can help. However, for the basics and how to get started and even later how to move onto the later stages, it is a very good book.

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3 out of 5 stars
By David Brown on 03-04-13

A decent primer, if one is needed.

What did you like best about The Atkins Essentials? What did you like least?

I wasn't strict enough with my attempt. I needed it.

Would you be willing to try another book from Atkins Health and Medical Information Services ? Why or why not?

This is kinda salesy for their other products.

What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

Nothing to say here, not much of a performance

Do you think The Atkins Essentials needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

No, it was written after its follow-up.

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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