Atkins’ health scare

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Atkins diet author home after cardiac arrest

He says his cardiac arrest is not related to his high-protein, low-carb diet, but rather to cardiomyopathy, a non-coronary condition. “I want the public to know the truth, not every condition affecting the heart comes from a blockage. A controlled carbohydrate lifestyle really prevents risk factors for heart disease,” said Atkins.

Oh, by the way, in case you hadn’t heard: Atkins has never had a single peer-reviewed article published. Interesting for a doctor in any field, eh?

(via VegSource)

3 Responses to “Atkins’ health scare”

  1. Anonymous

    Yeah, and what are you guys selling?

  2. Ryan

    Nothing, man, nothing. Atkins on the other hand…

  3. danny

    What practicing MD has had peer reviewed articles ?? He is not a researcher but an MD.

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