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Dr. Robert Atkins: The True Story of the Man Behind the War on CarbohydratesUser Review - Book Verdict
In 1963, after finishing his cardiology residency, Robert Atkins was dismayed to discover that he'd gained nearly 90 pounds thanks to a steady diet of junk food. The popular low-calorie diets that he tried only made him hungrier, so he experimented with a low-carbohydrate regimen and lost 26 pounds in six weeks--without hunger pangs. He then tried his diet on a group of overweight executives with great success and was quickly on his way to building an empire of diet clinics, food products, books, radio programs, and talk-show appearances. In this breezy biography, Rogak (editor, Howard Dean in His Own Words ) traces Atkins's life, from his Ohio childhood to his death from a fall outside his New York City apartment building in 2003. She reveals how, despite his celebrity status, Atkins hungered for recognition by the medical community, yet he resisted submitting his work to clinical trials to prove its benefits. The author also details Atkins's fling with alternative medicine that resulted in a couple of malpractice cases and offers lively accounts of his enchantment with society, celebrities, attractive women (often patients), and obsession with fame and fortune. An interesting overview of popular American weight-loss schemes sets this book apart from the usual lightweight celebrity tell-alls. Best for biography and comprehensive diet collections.--Karen McNally Bensing, Benjamin Rose Lib., Cleveland
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1596090383 Dr. Robert Atkins; the true story of the man behind the war on carbohydrates. Rogak, Lisa. Chamberlain Bros. 2005 230 pages $24.95 Hardcov.
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