It has been a bestseller in France for years, but now the Dukan diet this calling attention in our country.It is no wonder: the book claims to have helped 5 million French to lose weight. Model Giselle Bundchen and singer Jennifer Lopez, are some of the celebrities who have lost weight with the Dukan diet. THE Dukan diet was created by French physician Pierre Dukan more than 10 years for the treatment for obese people. Essentially, is divided into four phases, high protein, low calorie.No foods are weighed or counted calories.Eat whatever you want, at any time of the day provided what one is eating lean protein, at least initially. In fact, protein is the centerpiece in four phases, along with the oat bran, plenty of water, and a daily walk of 20 minutes.The vegetables are allowed in the second stage, followed by small amounts of fruit and grain. Does it sound familiar?It is very similar to the first diet of Atkins. The people who make this diet lose weight quickly as much as 500 gr per day during the first phase according to Dukan, helps to instill the motivation and last in time.
Dunkan promises that hunger will disappear after the third day. However, the book warns that this diet can suffer from bad breath, constipation, dry mouth and fatigue all consequence of low carbohydrate consumption, and diets high in proteins. You can eat phase 1, the attack phase, is very simple: eat everything you want of lean protein, along with 1.5 tablespoons of oat bran and 1.5 litres of water a day.That’s all. People that dieters can choose between 72 meat lean or low fat (pork meat excluding that of lamb), fish, birds, eggs, soy, and products dairy fat free. This is followed by the cruise phase, which allows an unlimited number of 28 non-starchy vegetables every two days along with a diet based on consumption Unlimited lean meat / protein low in fat and 2 tablespoons of oat bran.
Carrots, peas, corn and potatoes are not in this list of vegetables, but appear in the next phase. Stage 3, consolidation, allow unlimited protein (including beef and pork and lamb) and vegetables every day, along with a piece of fruit low in sugar, 2 slices of whole-wheat bread, and 1 serving of cheese.Persons on a diet can also eat 1-2 portions of foods rich in starch and 1-2 meals of celebration (in which you can eat what you like) a week.In this phase, begins the commitment of lifetime eating pure protein diet for one day a week, preferably the same day. Phase 4, stabilisation, is the part of maintenance of the plan.The author promises that you can eat whatever you want without regaining any kilo if its rules are followed one day a week, follow the same diet all proteins, as in phase 1, eat 3 tablespoons of oat bran per day and walk 20 minutes daily and not take elevators or escalators. Chewing gum without sugar, artificial sweeteners, Vinegars and spices are allowed on the Dukan diet. The book encourages daily take a multivitamin with minerals original author and source of the article.