Archive for November, 2006

Atkins Diet and Menopause

The Atkins diet has indeed proven effective at shedding pounds and keeping them off. But like anything, the Atkins diet has its benefits as well as its trade-offs. The Atkins diet should not be undertaken by women on menopause unless expressly given permission by their physician. Anyone thinking of starting any new diet should first […]


Atkins Diet and the Irritable Bowel Syndrome

At one time or another, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) affects some 20 million people in the United States each year. Some are bothered by sporadic flare-ups while others may suffer from the chronic form of the condition. The specific symptoms vary with some having only mild problems and others very severe and acute pain. Are […]