According to a new study in the Journal of the American Medial Association, The Atkins Diet, the highly popular and equally criticized low-carb weight loss program, beat out three other top diets – the Zone, the Ornish and LEARN diets— in terms of helping women lose weigh and actually maintain better cholesterol and blood pressure levels. Still, some experts are countering the study, claiming the results may be misleading since the results are only based on one year of observation.