Dr. Robert Atkins was probably right, when it came to the effect of low-carb diets in weight loss. But he was still ridiculed and viciously attacked, and low carb kept being referred to as a fad diet.
Dr. Atkins was also known for not always being very polite, so here’s an interesting question. Could the outcome have been different, if Dr. Atkins had been more pleasant and less angry?
Would that have changed the course of nutrition history?