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The Atkins diet has positives also

Supporters of the Atkins diet are asking that the positives of the diet be given some weight as well. Research has shown the diet helps diabetics lose weight as well as improving their insulin function and cholesterol levels. The negative effects of the diet, especially long term, suggested by research are bad breath, headache, constipation, heart problems, kidney disorders and osteoporosis.

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About: The Atkins diet has positives also

Date: 15 November 2004

Source: News

URL: http://www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,11393361%5E1702,00.html

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