During the Atkins' induction phase, fruits and fruit juices are prohibited. Some of the foods that are allowed on the program is called as 'Acceptable Food List'. This list includes vegetables, protein foods such as meat and fish, cheeses, fats and oils. Other foods include margarine, mayonnaise, butter, milk and other milk products. Other foods which you should be avoided are soya, corn and beverages which contain high sugar, alcohol, nuts and berries. Tea and coffee is acceptable. Many people in the world have lost a lot of weight and retained a healthy diet due to Atkins' Nutritional Approach. You can buy Dr. Atkins New Diet Revolution book for more details.