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Is The Atkins Diet Safe
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503 wordsIn American society today, millions of people are searching for the elusive dream of being thin. On any given day, one finds neighbors, friends, and relatives on some kind of a diet. There are many different types of diets available being used by a variety of dieters. Three of the more common types of dieters are the impatient's, the promisers, and the longterm's. Everyone wants to lose weight quickly and effortlessly; therefore, any fad diet promising overnight results seems to catch the attent...
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