TITLE

Atkins' New Calculations Still Don't Add Up

PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Dec2004, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the plan of Atkins Nutritionals Inc. to replace net carbs, a term invented by the company to avoid food-labeling guidelines for carbohydrate content of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, with net Atkins count, as of December 2004. Reason behind the plan; Difference between calculations of net carbs and net Atkins count; Estimated number of diet books by Robert Atkins which have been sold since 1972.
ACCESSION #
15494965

 

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