I know what the Doctor says, I'm not stupid, and yes I've read the book. Doctor Atkins say it's best to avoid coffee. Not just coffee, but caffeine in general. Caffeine can lead to all sorts of side effect on your diet that can mess your body up. We all know that too much caffeine can cause headaches and a rapid heart rate but caffeine can also cause a drop in your blood sugar levels and that means a craving for sweets and sugar. That can lead to bad news.
While I would agree that when you are doing the induction phase of Atkins it's a good idea to follow the rules stay off caffeine and just drink a lot of water; Caffeine, specifically coffee, has personally been a life saver for me. How so? Well, i'll give you two reasons... More after the jump.