Dr. Dan DeReuter does not endorse this diet-this is here for informational purposes only. Do this diet at your own risk.
Rules of the Diet:The basics of this fad diet is an extremely low carbohydrate level. Avoiding carbohydrates in your diet keeps your body from adding weight. So, for this diet to work you have to eat less than 20 grams of carbohydrates per day.
Free Meats and Cheeses:Since meats and cheeses have no carbohydrates, you can eat as much as you want on the Atkins diet. You can have as much of these items as you want. Use the chart below as an example of the meats and cheeses. Free Meats and Cheeses, all you can eat!
Meat Beef, Pork, Lamb, Bacon, Veal, Ham, and Venison Fish Tuna, Salmon, Sole, Trout, Flounder, Sardines, and Herring Fowl Chicken, Turkey, Duck, Goose, Quail, Pheasant, and Cornish Hen
Shellfish Oysters, Mussels, Clams, Squid, Shrimp, Lobster, and Crab Eggs Scrambled, Fried, Poached, Soft Boiled, Hard Boiled, and Deviled Cheese Aged & Fresh, Cow & Goat, Cream Cheese, Cottage Cheese, Swiss and Cheddar
Not Bad Vegetables:
A serving of these vegetables contain less than 10% of you daily carbohydrate amount. So, you can eat three cups of these vegetables and you’re alright.
Not So Bad Vegetables
These vegetables have a little more carbohydrates than the ones listed in the chart above. So you can’t have more than 1 cup a day.
Higher Carbohydrate level Vegetables
String beans, wax beans, etc.
Snow Pea Pods
Hearts of Palm
High Carbohydrate Foods:These foods are not allowed on the Atkins diet do to the high carbohydrate level. Here is a chart of the high Carbohydrate foods. High Carbohydrate Foods to Avoid
or anything made from flour