Robert Atkins Quotes


I was gaining weight very rapidly and read about the idea of restricting carbohydrates as an alternative to going hungry. I had a big appetite so that was the only thing I would even consider.

I eat more vegetables than the average vegetarian.

I want the public to know the truth not every condition affecting the heart comes from a blockage.

I don't like when people try to put a spin and have a second agenda to make a person look bad.

A diet should be named after what you do eat not what you don't eat.

Well I would never do a study because I'm a practicing physician. I mean all I do is treat people.

Don't fix what's not broken.

Everyone would be healthier if they didn't eat junk food.

How much obesity has to be created in a single decade for people to realize that diet has to be responsible for it?

Essiac is a therapeutic tea that all cancer patients can benefit from.

If you believe that weight loss requires self-deprivation I'm going to teach you otherwise.

Carbohydrate is the bad guy. You have to see that.

Food compulsion isn't a character disorder; it's a chemical disorder.

I weighed 193 pounds and had three chins. I couldn't get up before 9 a.m. and never saw patients before 10. I decided to go on a diet.

I have had cardiomyopathy which is a non-coronary condition and is in no way related to diet.

A controlled carbohydrate lifestyle really prevents risk factors for heart disease.

The people in power have created an obesity epidemic.

Fruit is definitely on the maintenance diet. It's on the lifestyle diet.

If you believe that weight loss requires self-deprivation Im going to teach you otherwise.

I think I can wipe out diabetes.

I think that if a person wants to remain vegetarian they're just going to have to go hungry.

You take the healthiest diet in the world if you gave those people vitamins they would be twice as healthy. So vitamins are valuable.

There are many many people who have lost 100 pounds and kept it off.

My patient population has a low recidivism rate but if they haven't made up their minds that it is permanent then of course they will fail.