TITLE

Atkins Diet Gains Some Credibility, But Long-Term Safety Still a Concern

PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Environmental Nutrition;Feb2003, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Determines the credibility of Atkins diet among overweight adults with high blood lipids in the U.S. Reduction in triglycerides; Assessment on the high saturated fat content of the Atkins diet; Exposure of the blood stream to potentially heart damaging particles.
ACCESSION #
9103056

 

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