Women’s World

Kimkins Survivors

Do you know of any other diet that has a blog dedicated to “survivors” of the diet? I don’t. I have never heard of any “survivors” of Weight Watchers, Atkins, or any other diet. Sure, there are many that fail on the diet and regain any weight lost, but rarely do you hear of any […]


What Makes Kimkins Dangerous

It’s not really that it’s an extreme low carb, low fat, low calorie diet. After all, there are other low calorie diets out there. Just look at the latest issue of Women’s World or some other women’s magazine and I can guarantee that the recommended diet is low calorie. It may not be announced as […]


Yet Another “Better than Gastric Bypass” Diet

The Kimkins Diet gained its fame, and a large number of paying members, from having the diet advertised on the front cover of Woman’s World magazine in June 2007. The front page focused on “Better than Gastric Bypass” and “No exercise required” and what better way is there to sell a diet? Oh, yes, the […]


Returning to Kimkins

The Kimkins Diet website was launched in June 2006 but had a rather obscure existence until an article in Women’s World magazine caused a large influx of customers one year later. Many people tried the diet but rightly decided that the diet was not sustainable and disappeared. The $59.95 membership fee was written off as […]


Feeding Off Body Fat

Kimmer, the founder of the Kimkins Diet, has always insisted that starvation mode does not exist as long as there is body fat to burn for energy. Her diet suggested a daily calorie limit of 500 or less, later adjusted upwards to 710. The rest of the body’s needs would be taken from body fat. […]


The Cult of the Narcissist

Like Kimmer, I like to reuse good information found on the web, but unlike Kimmer I give credit to my sources. The following article by Sam Vaknin was posted by v0xhumana on LCF. Read it and see if it isn’t a description of Kimmer. I think so. The Cult of the NarcissistBy Sam VakninAuthor of […]


Woman’s World Apology

It took them long enough……..