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Robert Atkins did not die of a heart attack ...

... "On April 8, 2003, at age 72, Dr. Atkins slipped on the ice while walking to work, hitting his head and causing bleeding around his brain. He lost consciousness on the way to the hospital, where he spent two weeks in intensive care. His body deteriorated rapidly and he suffered massive organ failure. During this time, his body apparently retained an enormous amount of fluid, and his weight at death was recorded at 258 pounds. His death certificate states that the cause of death was 'blunt impact injury of head with epidural hematoma'."

http://lowcarbdiets.about.com/od/atkinsdiet/a/dratkinsdeath.htm

"Robert Atkins, the weight-loss guru who put steak back on the nation's menu, died Thursday in New York from head injuries he suffered last week in a fall. He was 72."

http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/health/2003-04-17-atkins...