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Score One for the High-Fat Atkins Diet

Duke University researchers find that people on a high-fat, high-protein diet lose more weight than those on a standard low-fat diet. Study participants on the diet devised by Dr. Robert Atkins also had higher levels of good cholesterol. Experts caution longterm study is needed before recommending the Atkins diet. NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Dr. Robert Bonow, president of the American Heart Association.

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.

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