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Atkins diet

noun [S] uk   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
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