Hi, A member of my family is regularly hassling me to stop low-carbing. I really don't want to, I feel great on it. But some of the issues raised, if not unfounded, do worry me a little. 1. I'm told that without sufficient carbohydrate intake - despite taking supplementary vitamins - my body will struggle to uptake the vitamins/minerals it requires. And that this can lead to long term health problems. 2. I'm told that there have recently been many instances of sudden death of Atkins followers due to a build-up of certain acids in their blood. Most deaths, apparently, have occured in people who have been following the diet for about 10 years. Allegedly they felt fine - until they died unexpectedly. 3. Vague one this - but I'm told that too much protein in your diet as opposed to a balance with carbs can lead to heart problems. I'd appreciate your thoughts on these three. Many thanks!