The Dukan method is embodied in the famous book I can not lose weight, which has joined the list of the most read, and has appeared in many fashion magazines. The Dukan diet method or a weight loss regime that every day is gaining more followers, despite the warnings of experts in nutrition.
This is the latest miracle diet, which have already signed several celebrities, including: Penelope Cruz, Jennifer Lopez, Kate Middleton, Gisele Bunched. The Dukan diet method or based on a low-carbohydrate and high protein intake (protein diet), plus it promotes the consumption of natural fats and urges to drink plenty of water and exercise.
The Dukan diet or method is divided into four phases, the first two are thinning and the last two are for maintenance. In each specific foods may be consumed, and as it loses weight, are incorporated other foods. The Dukan diet can eat 100 food: 72 and 28 vegetable protein.
* Attack Phase.
It is short and intense, looking for motivation by rapid weight loss and significant, from 1 to 5 kilos. Lasts 3 to 5 days depending on the kilos to lose, and the results are immediate. During this phase are allowed to eat foods low in fat free and high in protein, it is recommended to drink pints of water a day minimum and a spoon and a half of oat bran. Is the phase between specialists criticized the lack of essential nutrients like carbohydrates.
* Phase cruise.
This stage is prolonged until the desired weight. It tends to lose about a kilo a week. It is protein consumption is alternating with the vegetables, but not yet introduced fruits to reach the desired weight.
* Consolidation phase.
Its aim is to return to normal without gaining weight. To consolidate the loss of kilos, the forbidden food to the plate become progressively. Little by little, we’ll be adding foods rich in carbohydrates and fat to the diet. Allows two slices of bread, a slice of cheese, fruit and two servings of carbohydrates a day, and two gala dinners a week. This phase should last for 10 days for every kilo lost.
* Stabilization phase.
Its aim is to avoid recover the lost kilos. Although it is free to eat whatever you want, there are some rules to be followed for life, like taking daily three tablespoons of oat bran to produce satiety and one day a week should eat only protein foods.