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Old 04-05-2017, 12:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Little Nemo View Post
The whole point of a diet is you lose weight. That can be a good idea if you do it for a limited period of time and then switch to a less restrictive diet. People at some point switch from a zero-carb diet to a low-carb diet.

If you're on a diet that's causing you to lose weight and you continue on that diet, that's starvation.
As with several other diets*, Atkins works fine for long term maintenance. There have been no health problems associated with it.

* Mediterranean.