Can we advise our obese patients to follow the Atkins diet?

@article{Harper2004CanWA,
  title={Can we advise our obese patients to follow the Atkins diet?},
  author={Angela Harper and Arne Astrup},
  journal={Obesity Reviews},
  year={2004},
  volume={5}
}
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