The Dukan Diet, created by French nutritionist Pierre Dukan 10 years ago, is a modern version (and much more complicated) of the protein diet and promises to the loss of up to 4 pounds per week.
What differentiates the Dukan Diet from the many?
According to Dukan, the plan is divided into four separate plans to help those who have diet craze to resume ‘feeding instinctive’. If you follow the plan correctly, people do not need to count calories or measuring portions. But they must follow some complicated rules.
In the first stage of Dukan Diet, the fans should delete almost everything on the menu and eating only lean protein: egg whites, turkey breast, chicken, steak, fish and yoghurt. Unlike the Atkins Diet, you may not use butter or oil or complement the meal with vegetables. Also, you need to drink plenty of water – at least three litres a day – to eliminate toxins.
What to do after finishing the Dukan diet?
After the initial weight loss, you need to reintroduce other foods (like fruits, vegetables and cereals) slowly to avoid weight cycling black latte foorum. The nutritionists warn that to succeed, you must keep at least one day a week with proteins only a few months or perhaps for the rest of life. The plan also provides two free meals per week once the ideal weight is reached.
A typical day of the first phase of the diet, the book says the doctor, have tea or coffee with skim milk and nonfat yoghurt two small with oat bran, or a slice of turkey breast or ham with poached egg for breakfast, a yoghurt snack in the morning, filet mignon, salmon or chicken for lunch and dinner, and a diet pudding for dessert.
The Dukan diet defects
The Dukan Diet is criticized by doctors worldwide. Besides causing bad breath, dry mouth and constipation, lack of carbohydrates can increase anxiety, poor concentration and irritability. In the long term, can overload the kidneys, increasing the level of cholesterol and the risk of gout. In some people, can cause dizziness, fatigue and headaches.