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2012-05-08 02:23:47

DENVER, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindless eating and carb confusion continue to plague American waistlines. Atkins Nutritionals, Inc., a leader in the weight-management category, today announced findings from the Atkins(TM) Carb Index Survey. The study uncovered that Americans typically do not monitor what is on their plates, with close to six in ten confessing they do not know how many carbohydrates they eat on a daily basis. Additionally, many are not aware of the...

2012-03-14 13:35:00

DENVER, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A just-released study from Johns Hopkins University has found that dieters that followed a low-carb diet like the Atkins Diet(TM), shed more weight than those on a low-fat diet -10 lbs. more in six months - and that the low-carb group lost more abdominal fat overall. A key finding was the lack of an adverse effect on vascular health in the low-carb group. "The findings from the Johns Hopkins study demonstrate what we already know to be true - Atkins...

2012-02-13 06:00:00

DENVER, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new study the preference for fatty foods has a genetic basis, and those with certain forms of the CD36 gene may like high-fat foods more than those who have other forms of this gene. The results may help explain why some people struggle when placed on a low-fat diet and may one day assist people in selecting diets that are the best fit for them to follow. Atkins(TM), the original and leading low-carb weight-loss plan based on an extensive...

2012-02-01 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW Group (www.mww.com), one of the top ten global independent public relations firms, announced today that it has been retained by Atkins Nutritionals, Inc., (www.atkins.com) as the company's public relations agency of record. MWW Group will leverage its expertise in the health and wellness category to reintroduce the trendsetting lifestyle brand through integrated marketing, social media and traditional media programs. "MWW has carved...

2012-01-19 13:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins(TM), the original and leading low-carb weight loss plan based on an extensive scientific body of research, in partnership with celebrity chef, restaurateur and new mother, Donatella Arpaia, today hosted a luncheon in New York City to launch the cookbook, "The New Atkins for a New You Cookbook: 200 Simple and Delicious Low-Carb Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less," by Colette Heimowitz, M.Sc., vice president of nutrition and education at...

2011-12-29 07:00:00

DENVER, Dec. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for New Year's resolutions, Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. ("Atkins(TM)") has re-launched Atkins.com and their free online community resource center offering millions of registered community members even more customizable online tools and support at their fingertips. Atkins is the original and leading low-carb weight loss plan that provides scientifically proven, quick and satisfying weight loss. "We take our consumers'...

2011-10-14 08:00:00

DENVER, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins Nutritionals Inc. ("Atkins(TM)") has named Florida resident, Cheryl Lynn Wolf, as Atkins' first Success Story Superstar Grand Prize Winner. Cheryl's winning entry detailed how she lost 50 pounds in three months by utilizing Atkins' array of free online tools and delicious products to embrace her new low-carb lifestyle. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110614/NY19087LOGO) "The numbers on the scale don't lie, and when mine said '180...

2011-10-03 13:25:00

DENVER, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. is pleased to distribute the results of the recent clinical trial in India which demonstrated the effectiveness of a modified Atkins Diet(TM) in treating infantile spasms, a form of epilepsy, in affected children. The study, published in Seizure: The European Journal of Epilepsy (2011), was conducted at the leading Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. (Logo:...

2011-08-02 08:00:00

DENVER, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. ("Atkins(TM)") today released results from its first annual Beach Body Survey. The results show both men and women lack self-confidence while wearing swimsuits, as over three-quarters (77%) of Americans admit they typically wear something, such as a t-shirt or towel, over their bathing suit at a pool or beach. The top body part that makes close to two-thirds (63%) of these folks uncomfortable - their tummies! (Logo:...

2011-07-19 08:00:00

DENVER, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. ("Atkins®") has named Indiana resident, Meghan Cook, a 30 year-old nurse, wife and mother, as Atkins' first Success Story Superstar. Meghan's winning entry detailed how a family photo of her at 220 pounds motivated her to lose 82 pounds on the Atkins Diet(TM). Her weight loss encouraged her to start running and she completed her second 5K this past May. (Photo:...