Do you remember The Atkins Diet? It was, to refresh your memory, that proto-Paleo, egg-eating, butter-happy diet that made low-carb believers out of much of America (at least until they got sick of eggs and bacon for breakfast). Well, it's back, and it's a little more moderate, with a makeover gleam in its eye.
James Hamblin takes us through a tour of the new (and old) Atkins Diet, with a look back at how revolutionary it really was in the low fat-obsessed diet world. Like it or not, Atkins did help change the way millions of Americans think about fat in our food, and for that it can be thanked.
→ Read more: Salvaging Atkins: The low-carb diet flirts with reason by James Hamblin at The Atlantic