I must disagree on the stillman diet. It fell by the wayside because stillman died of heart disease. He was already old and recovering from a massive heart attack when he came up wiht the diet.
The negative reports about the stillman diet are grossly exagerated as with other low carb plans. As with any diet, some people may well become sickly. It was not the standard for those on the stillman diet. I did stillman as a teen as did many people I know. It was then the only way I could loose weight. I still revert back to it when I can't get into ketosis even at induction level carbs.
Like with atkins, if you maintain sufficient calories, take vitamins, get enough calcium, you do not become sickly. I kept the weight off until I started eating carbs. Then came the food pyramid and the rest of the nghtmare is history. I wish I had never stoped returning to stillman whenever my weight increased by five pounds.
HW: 249 SW: 229 GW: 149 Age: 63 - Body by Sauceda - 12/2011
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