This title answers 100 frequently asked questions and takes the reader step by step through the Atkins nutritional programme. It provides a four phase plan which allows three cups of healthy low carb veggies a day at the start, moving up to the final phase - Lifetime Maintenance - where most people can eat every kind of vegetable. Good and bad fats are explained too so that people can choose the healthy way to incorporate the essential fats in their diet. The book also shows how to incorporate healthy activity and exercise into your week - dispelling the myth that Atkins encourages people to lose weight without taking exercise. It explains how the Atkins programme helps to decrease your risk of heart disease, prevent and control type 2 diabetes, lower blood pressure and improve symptoms of PCOS, headaches, sinus problems, abdominal pains, acid reflux, asthma, eczema and acne. It also explains many of the myths surrounding Atkins.