Robert Atkins Quotes

Nobody had ever told me junk food was bad for me. Four years of medical school, and four years of internship and residency, and I never thought anything was wrong with eating sweet rolls and doughnuts, and potatoes, and bread, and sweets.

Food Quotes, Thought Quotes

The people in power have created an obesity epidemic.

Power Quotes

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.

Mind Quotes


It's so logical and so simple. Fat is the backup fuel system. The role it plays in the body is that when there's no carbohydrate around, fat will become the primary energy fuel. That's pretty well known.

Energy Quotes, Logic Quotes

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

Life Quotes

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

Life Quotes, Risk Quotes, Control Quotes, Heart Quotes

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

Truth Quotes, Heart Quotes

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

Health Quotes

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

Health Quotes, Food Quotes

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

Food Quotes, Character Quotes