NAME ATKINS DIET
PHILOSOPHY Cut out the carbs (no more than 20g a day, or what's found in one corn muffin) so you burn off your stored fat
MANIFESTO Sequel to the 1972 best seller, Atkins' latest has 6 million copies in print
SAMPLE MENU BREAKFAST Scrambled eggs and bacon, decaf coffee or tea (but no o.j.)
LUNCH Bacon cheeseburger, no bun, no fries, small salad
DINNER Shrimp cocktail, clear consomme, steak, salad with dressing, sugarless Jell-O with whipped, artificially sweetened heavy cream
RISKS Loss of vitamin B, calcium and potassium, owing to lack of carbs. Also risk of...