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2011-06-14 08:00:00

DENVER, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all Atkins weight loss success stories! Atkins Nutritionals Inc. ("Atkins(TM)") is now accepting customer weight loss submissions for a chance to win great prizes like a $5,000 shopping spree or appearance in a national TV commercial. Submit your Atkins Diet(TM) success story during round 1 (June 6th - 30th, 2011), round 2 (September 1st - 30th, 2011), or both, for your chance to win. (Logo:...

2011-06-07 09:40:00

DENVER, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. is pleased to have the Atkins Diet(TM) included in the U.S. News Media Group "Best Diets" rankings. We believe, however - and contrary to the published ratings - that the Atkins Diet has repeatedly demonstrated its effectiveness for diabetes and heart health management, as evidenced by a host of key peer-reviewed scientific studies. Atkins also questions the validity of using the federal government's Dietary Guidelines for...

2011-04-12 08:00:00

DENVER, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. ("Atkins(TM)"), with its market-leading, weight-management products, has introduced six new Day Break products in morning flavors consumers love: the first and only ready-to-drink, low carb breakfast shake featuring resealable twist-off cap technology, soft baked breakfast squares, and a tasty new morning snack bar. These new low-sugar additions offer a delicious and satisfying breakfast or mid-morning snack for those on the...

2011-03-22 08:00:00

DENVER, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A spate of recent media coverage on the new Dukan Diet positions it as inspired by or a variation of the Atkins Diet(TM). But Atkins Nutritionals, Inc., wants you to know there is no legitimate comparison between the two approaches. Where is the Science? Atkins Nutritionals is aware of no science nor clinical research that supports the claims made for the Dukan Diet. Absolutely no research has been done on the diet to substantiate its claims. In...

2011-01-03 08:00:00

DENVER, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins(TM) Nutritionals, Inc., with its market-leading, weight-management products, introduced a new multi-platform marketing campaign to help consumers interested in quick weight loss--losing up to 15 pounds in two weeks(i)--or a healthy way of eating that will satisfy them for a lifetime. Centered around a free Weight Loss Kit introducing consumers to the approach, the campaign includes robust advertising, online initiatives, and a unique chef...

2010-12-29 15:43:00

DENVER, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins(TM) Nutritionals, Inc., supports the key premise of the new book Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It by Gary Taubes, namely that a diet overemphasizing refined carbohydrates has led to today's obesity epidemic. Taubes, an acclaimed science journalist and author of Good Calories, Bad Calories, reveals in his new work the bad nutritional science of the 20th century that stressed reduction in caloric intake as the basis for weight loss and...

2010-12-22 09:10:00

DENVER, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent media coverage suggests that the reported wedding diet of Carole Middleton, mother of future British princess Kate Middleton, is something brand new. Yet the Dukan Diet is just another variation of the Atkins Diet(TM), but with some nutritional recommendations that simply don't make sense or are guaranteed to fail. The Dukan Diet claims dieters can lose weight by eating as much as they want of 100 approved foods, 72 of which are high in...

2010-12-10 07:41:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm, announced today that its affiliates have acquired Atkins Nutritionals, a leading international weight control and nutrition brand. Atkins' management team, led by CEO Monty Sharma, will remain with the business and invested alongside Roark Capital in the transaction. Terms of the transaction were not released. The Atkins Nutritional Approach, supported by more than 50 clinically-reviewed...

2010-09-27 08:00:00

DENVER, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. ("Atkins(TM)"), with its market-leading, weight-management products, has introduced five new additions to its popular Advantage®, Day Break(TM), and Endulge(TM) product lines. In addition to delicious new bars such as Advantage Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough and Day Break Chocolate Hazelnut, Atkins unveiled two varieties of Endulge cookies for the first time. With flavors like Double Chocolate Chunk and Chewy...

2010-09-06 16:45:00

DENVER, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Headlines make news, but don't read too much into current headlines about a recent study titled "Low-Carbohydrate Diets and All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality," published in the September 7, 2010, issue of Annals of Internal Medicine. Although the headlines may say the study suggests that long-term adherence to a low-carb diet based heavily on animal protein may reduce lifespan, Dr. Funga, who was the lead author of the study, says that her research "is...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.