See the latest results form from the Ancestral Weight Loss Registry. Atkins diet appears to be the most popular diet for weight loss. These findings support the Carbohydrate-Insulin mechanism of metabolic disease and obesity, effectively treated with carbohydrate restriction.
Since these results are self-reported, the question remains as to what exactly is defined as an Atkins diet? Low Carb High Fat diets might be a more accurate description for Atkin’s these day, but eating real, whole and unprocessed foods incorporating some of the principles from Ancestral diets is also important.