Atkins diet

noun
At·​kins diet | \ ˈat-kənz- How to pronounce Atkins diet (audio) \

Medical Definition of Atkins diet

: a weight loss program that emphasizes a diet low in carbohydrates along with little restriction on protein, fat, or total caloric intake

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“Atkins diet.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Atkins%20diet. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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