The Adkins Diet Is Rocking Food-Related Industries

What do Whoopi Goldberg, Jennifer Aniston, and Bill Clinton have in common, besides being liberal democrats? They're all part of the growing number of Americans who have embraced a low-carbohydrate diet — the most popular of which are the Atkins Diet and the South Beach Diet.

What's the thinking behind this new way of eating? Basically, it recognizes that carbs are digested or broken down into sugars, which then circulate in the bloodstream. As sugar levels in the blood rise, so does insulin. Peaks of insulin push the body to s.....

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