established nutritional guidelines. And this way you will also be providing your body everything that it needs, every day.
There is absolutely no doubt that fasting for two days results in the loss of fat tissue. But there are, at least, two potential problems that I can see:
1) Long-term effects on health as a result of putting extra stress on your body.
2) Not addressing what you eat. If you fast for two days and - theoretically - eat crap for the other five, how is that going to be good for your health?
What is his reference on that? If that is indeed a myth that became a meme, I would really like to know so that I can stop believing in it but on what research is his assertion based?
I really like his point on exercise. Short and intensive bursts are something that everybody can incorporate into their routine.
Another issue with Atkins is that eating too much protein results in calcium loss.