Essay about Analysing the Nutritional Value of the Atkins Diet

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Analysing the Nutritional Value of the Atkins Diet There are many different groups who would contribute to the creation of diet campaigns. Each with their obvious agendas in mind, the primary focus of any organization is making profit on sales. Every organization will try to do anything in their power to sell their product, whether the diet product works or not is a secondary concern. Marketing is everything in business and if a company can get a catchy jingle or a flashy advertisement then they are rewarded with sales and high revenue. Most diet campaigns feature "overnight success" stories of overweight people turning slim in low budget infomercials. What sets these companies apart from Jenny Craig and Slim Fast are purely based on…show more content…
 Lettuce  Chicory  Sorrel  Chives  Parsley  Cucumber  Radishes  Fennel  Peppers  Celery  Alfalfa Sprouts  Mushrooms  Olives Other Vegetables: These vegetables have more carbohydrates than the ones above. You'll want to limit your intake of these to about 1 cup per day.  Asparagus  String beans, wax beans, etc.  Cabbage  Beet Greens  Cauliflower  Eggplant  Tomato  Onion  Rhubard  Scallions  Spinach  Summer Squash  Zucchini  Pumpkin  Turnips  Avocado  Snow Pea Pods  Collard Greens  Dandelion Greens  Broccoli  Spaghetti Squash  Celery Root  Brussel Sprouts  Artichoke Hearts  Hearts of Palm These foods are high in carbohydrates and should be avoided:  Breads  Cereals  Grains  Sugars  Candy  Pasta  Rice  Anything with Flour  Non-diet soda  Juice  Fruit  Potato  Chips  Alcohol Canada Food Guide Requirements: Canada Food Guide Atkins Diet Plan Grain 5-12 servings daily i.e. breads, pasta, pizza,
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