Atkins Diet Rating
The rating of the Atkins diet is on two levels - short term rating and long term rating.
The rating is based on the clinical evidence so far received for this diet from all the clinical studies so far conducted (both in the long and short term):
There have been several studies that have shown the significant health benefits of the Atkins diet over the short term
- There have been several studies that have shown the significant health benefits of this diet over the short term (clinical trials have been conducted for up to one year)
- Until the results of the Institutes of Health, four-year randomised, large scale clinical trial are completed in 2009 and the results are revealed, this diet cannot be endorsed yet as a diet that is safe in the long term as the potential health risks, safety and benefits of this diet have not been studied over a longer period