Just found out about this!
July 31 - Atkins Diet, BusinessUPDATED -- Atkins Nutritionals Inc. has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The filing, which was was made today, comes after the bust of Atkins' popularity. The diet is of course still very popular (as our readers are quick to point out), but the vogue-like aspect that defined low-carb diets for a while in 2003/2004 has faded.
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