What Is The Dukan Diet?
Initially very popular in France, the Dukan diet has rapidly spread worldwide and has become one of the favorite diets of people everywhere. How Dukan diet is so beloved, we offer some easy to prepare recipes that can be enjoyed during the attack phase, at the beginning, when you lose most of the weight.
Read more about the Dukan diet and learn how to cook recipes that help you lose weight!
Dukan Diet was created by French physician Pierre Dukan now more than 30 years, but began to be known globally with the publication of the book 13 years ago – when they were sold no less than 10 million copies! Diet has four phases, and the first is get the best and fastest results. In the attack phase you can lose even two pounds a day, permitted foods being only those rich in protein and low in calories.
Dukan Diet is popular with some celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez, Giselle Bundchen, Penelope Cruz and Kate Middleton and her mother.
What Is The Attack Phase?
The first and most intense stage of the diet lasts between 1 and 10 days, depending on the number of pounds you have to lose. At this point, you have to respect a number of rules that help you lose weight fast: to walk 20 minutes each day, to drink at least a liter and a half of water and eat only food daily allowed, plus a tablespoon and a half of oat bran good for digestion. More recently, Dr. Pierre Dukan says and use a tablespoon of goji every day, even during the attack. You are allowed to consume unlimited calories or amount (except for eggs):
- Low fat meat: beef, veal, lean ham, beef liver or chicken, rabbit, ostrich, turkey, chicken, hunting birds.
- Seafood: any fish, shellfish or seafood, just do not have oil or fatty sauces.
- Skimmed milk: any skimmed milk without fruit or sugar added.
- Eggs: You can consume four whole eggs per week if you have problems with cholesterol or 7 if not. Egg whites can be eaten without restriction.
- Vegetable protein: only tofu is allowed.
- Sweeteners (except fruitiness), vinegar, mustard, spices, herbs, garlic, onion (as spice), lemon juice (not drink, only added to food), sugarless gum, tea, black coffee.