Results are only temporary, and you will gain weight once you go back to normal eating. Quickly, it is a high protein high fat diet with very very little carbs....And I mean very little. If you have high cholesterol, or high blood pressure, check with your doctor first, because this can be very dangerous. When I say hi protein high fat, I mean eating mcdonald's hamburger patties without the buns, bacon, red meat, beef jerky, etc. There is an actual atkins book out written by Dr. Atkins. Check it out if u want more info. It contains recipees as well.