The Dukan diet is a type of diet proposed by Dr. Dukan during the yaer 2000. It has been one of the most popular types of
diet in France. In fact, it has been followed by over 1.5 million people. Even the most popular celebrities an icon have engaged to this type of diet. Kate Middleton is one of the popular people who have tried this diet. She engaged in this diet before her royal wedding with Prince William. And a lot of people have witnessed the fabulous effect of this diet on her body. She was definitely gorgeous in her wedding gown during that day. Jennifer Lopez is also one of the celebrity followers of this diet.
The main objective of this diet is about losing weight. This diet is very effective because eat reduces your intake of carbohydrates and fats. It focuses on intake of high amount of proteins rather than other foods that are rich in fats and carbohydrates that can contribute to weight gain. Because of reduce intake of fats and carbohydrates, it reduces the risk of acquiring health problems caused by obesity our weight gain such as diabetes, hypertension and several heart conditions.
Most people prefer Dukan diet over other kinds of diet because it frees them from the hassle of calorie counting. Compared to other types of diet wherein one needs to monitor her calorie intake, the Dukan diet allows you to consume as much food as you want. You just have to follow the list of foods that you are allowed to take.
This diet has several phases. In the first phase or the attack phase, the dieter can lose so much weight making it a good head start for her to continue on her diet. During the stabilization and consolidation phase, the dieter can eat the food that he or she enjoys which make the diet easier to follow and maintain. To maintain the whole diet process, one should only eat high protein foods one day each week.
However, there are people who do not find this diet very effective because of some side effects that it can give. According to some, this diet can make a person constipated. According to Dr. Dukan, one can resolve the problem by eating a lot of oat bran and drinking lots of water during the attack phase. This will add more fiber to your system thus making your bowel regular again. Dukan diet will not just let you lose weight, it can also save you from various health problems brought about by morbid obesity.