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Old 10-24-2012, 04:35 PM   #345 (permalink)
dread77706
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I got confused, when I read an article about Atkins diet.
The article says nothing about Atkins or his diet. No wonder you're confused.
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They say the problem with this diet ...
No, it doesn't.
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is its reliance on protein because this diet tends to eliminate carbs and sugar. High protein diets out the body into a state of ketosis
No, it says zero, zip, nada, bupkis about ketones or ketogenic diets.
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causing head ache, bad breath, nausea and carb cravings due to depleted glycogen stores.
Put it this way: would you suggest a heroin addict avoid detox because of nausea, heroin cravings, or a few headaches? Of course not!

As for the 'bad breath', -- it comes with the territory. If it bothers you a breath mint will fix you right up.
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So is that true?
Half-point for the 'bad breath'. The rest is utter horse-crap.
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