Health: Atkins Trims The Fat

Put down that steak knife. The promoters of the Atkins diet appear to be backing off the idea--embraced by millions of Atkins adherents--that the eating plan is an invitation to gorge on all the fat and red meat you can eat. Officials of the diet company now say there's a limit to how much saturated fat dieters should consume. During the two-week "induction phase," for example, company nutritionists say 60% of calories should come from fat, and roughly a third of that from saturated fats (the rest should consist of the kinds of poly-and monounsaturated fats found in olive oil and...

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