Robert C. Atkins, M.D., was the founder and medical chair of The Atkins Center for Complementary Medicine in New York City. A 1951 graduate of the University of Michigan, Dr. Atkins received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical School in 1955, and went on to specialize in cardiology. He was the bestselling author of Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution and Dr. Atkins' Age-Defying Diet and was the chairman of the Dr. Robert C. Atkins Foundation.
For decades Atkins has been at the center of medical controversy. But now important new studies from leading universities are starting to show what millions of followers already knew... that eating the Atkins way is not only delicious, it's a safe and effective plan for improving health and shedding pounds for good. And you don't have to give up eating carbs completely to follow it!