Jul 042010

Dietary programs that are designed around increasing the intake of daily fat are the exact antithesis of fat reducing diets. Among these well-known diets the most famous, and popular, fat increasing diet is the one crafted by Robert Atkins.

The Atkins diet became very popular due to a variety of reasons. The most prolific reasons tended to focus on the fact that you don’t count calories, and you eat all the meat you want. However, Atkins was not the first person to work with the idea of curing obesity using ‘fat increasing diets’. Hippocrates was the first individual known to offer this type of dietary advice. Continue reading »