THE firm behind the controversial Atkins diet has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US amid claims the low-carbohydrate food trend is falling out of fashion.
ATKINS Nutritionals, the firm behind the low-carb diet which split medical opinion, has applied for bankruptcy protection in the United States.
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THE DEBATE over the advantages of low carbohydrate diets - such as the Atkins Diet - and weight loss goes on.
SCIENTISTS have launched a study to see if eating an Atkins-style diet when pregnant stresses the unborn child and makes it more prone to diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure in later life.
IT advocates the two things that most dieters avoid - eating at bedtime and ducking the gym.
THE biggest bakery business in the United States has filed for bankruptcy protection after the popularity of low-carb diets triggered a drop in sales.
TRENDY diets come and go - one minute the grapefruit diet was in, then it was the cabbage soup diet, now it’s the world-famous Atkins diet and basically anything that bans carbohydrates. But despite these fads and fleeting flash-in-the-pans, there are a number of diet programmes that have stood the test of time.
WILL DR ROBERT Atkins’ diet theory finally be laid to rest alongside the world’s primary champion of steak and eggs?
IT is the so-called "wonder diet" which has seen millions of people shed weight while eating fatty foods.
EATING vegetables, fruit, nuts and beans instead of white bread and sugary breakfast cereals could be the ultimate way to diet, new research reveals.
AN INQUIRY into the health implications of the Atkins diet is to be launched by the government as new research showed that such low carbohydrate diets could help women fight breast cancer.
IT HAS become one of the most popular ways to lose weight, but critics have claimed the Atkins diet is a "dangerous, quick fix" that can lead to kidney damage, diabetes, heart complaints and depression.
WOMEN who strictly follow the Atkins diet could be damaging their chances of getting pregnant, new research showed today.
A NEW coalition of health groups appealed yesterday for dieters to cast off low carbohydrate regimes.
LOW-CARB versions of some of Britain’s favourite chocolate snacks are to be produced - at four times the normal price.
FLOUR millers still view the impact of the Atkins diet on their market with some apprehension in the wake of a fall in bread consumption in the US.
THE Atkins diet has been blamed for many things: kidney damage, high cholesterol, diabetes, even bad breath. Cattle rustling has now been added.
THE widow of diet pioneer Dr Robert Atkins has vowed to go after anyone who criticises the life or work of her late husband.
BRITONS are increasingly rejecting the low-carbohydrate Atkins diet and rediscovering their love of cereal as a way of keeping trim.