What is Atkins? Is it a diet?
Yes, it is. Atkins diet is the most well-known low-carb weight loss diet. Its proponents state that you can lose weight by eating as much protein and fat as you like, if you avoid carbs. The main reason why low-carb diets are so effective for weight loss is that they make you lose your appetite to food, which leads you to eat fewer calories without having to think about it.