Meaning of “Atkins diet” in the English Dictionary

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"Atkins diet" in British English

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Atkins dietnoun [ S ]

uk /ˈæt.kɪnz ˌdaɪ.ət/ us /ˈæt.kɪnz ˌdaɪ.ət/ trademark

an eating plan in which someone eats protein (= foods such as meat, cheese, eggs, etc.), but no or few carbohydrates such as bread, potatoes, or fruit, in order to lose body weight

(Definition of “Atkins diet” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)