In Florida, a judge heard preliminary arguments regaring the country's first Atkins related lawsuit. The plaintiff, Jody Gorran, claims that the anti-carbohydrate diet clogged his arteries. The lawsuit seeks little in terms of monetary damages. (Note... trial lawyers are not always after money.)
The purpose of the lawsuit is to force Atkins Nutritionals, the company behind the diet, to print warning labels. more..>
Perhaps Julia Child was right, the way to a healthy diet is to eat everything in moderation.