Vitamins in Dukan Diet

March 30, 2012

in Food List

Many people wonder if there’s a need for vitamin supplementation in Dukan diet. I’ve been pondering over it myself and created this list of the most essential vitamins and their dietary sources based on the list of dukan diet safe foods.

This is not a complete list, obviously. But it gives you the picture whether the recommended and allowed dukan diet foods are enough to meet the body’s daily requirements for vitamins. Read more →

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Seaweed in Dukan Diet

December 29, 2011

in Food List, Vegetables

Marine algae commonly referred to as (edible) seaweed can become a valuable addition to your Dukan Diet menu. If chosen wisely, seaweed can add variety to your meals without doing any harm to you diet. That said, pay attention to the nutrition values of the seaweed you use. Some kinds of edible marine algae are low in carbohydrates and high in protein (very suited to your purpose of losing weight) and some are of no use in Dukan Diet. Read more →

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Recipe: Young Cabbage with Chicken

April 3, 2012
Dukan Diet Recipe: Cabbage with Lean Chicken Sausages

If you miss some vegetables in Dukan Diet, here’s a recipe for you. This is a one-pot soup-like dish. Easy to prepare, very nourishing, 100% Dukan Diet compliant. Recommended in Phase II (PV) and Phase III. Despite not being made of pure protein rich foods, this dish contains very little carbs, no fat and some […]

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Recipe: Dukan Egg Noodles (aka small dumplings)

April 3, 2012
Dukan Diet Recipe: Egg Noodles

Great noodles recommended by Dr Dukan. This recipe has been included in some editions of his book, but not everyone knows, or heard, about it. Anyway, here’s a nice step by step photo-recipe on how to prepare this delicious noodles.

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Recipe: Pancakes

April 2, 2012
Dukan Diet Recipe: Pancakes

Dukan Diet Pancakes are best used as an ingredient for other, more protein rich, dishes. This is because the pancakes themselves contain some carbohydrates, and although they are Dukan diet compliant, they should not be consumed just as they are. Use it as a base for delicious meals packed with proteins.

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Recipe: Letcho

April 2, 2012
Dukan Diet Recipe: Letcho

It’s not that hard to prepare a real letcho that is ‘dukan diet compliant’. Most ingredients are pretty easy to get. The most difficult ingredient to find is extra-lean cured turkey (or chicken) ham. You need to choose only the most lean varieties. Just read the label and you’ll know.

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Green Beans in Dukan Diet

March 20, 2012

[box title="Allowed in..." color="#358C84"][list style="check"] Phase II PV Phase III Phase IV [/list][/box] [box title="Disallowed in Phases" color="#E01B6A"][list style="cross"] Phase I Phase II PP [/list][/box] Called green beans in the USA, french breans in the UK. Some call it squeaky beans. Whatever you choose to call it, the term green bean spans over many different […]

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Edamame beans in Dukan Diet

March 15, 2012

[box title="Allowed in..." color="#358C84"][list style="check"] Phase II PV Phase III Phase IV [/list][/box] [box title="Disallowed in Phases" color="#E01B6A"][list style="cross"] Phase I Phase II PP [/list][/box] Edamame beans are in fact the immature, or young, green soya pods. They are usually available in two forms: as whole pods with soya seeds inside or as hulled green […]

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Cucumber in Dukan Diet

March 14, 2012

[box title="Allowed in..." color="#358C84"][list style="check"] Phase I (pickles / gherkins only) Phase II PP (pickles / gherkins only) Phase II PV Phase III Phase IV [/list][/box] Fresh cucumbers, pickles and gherkins are three valuable additions to the Dukan Diet menu. Fresh cucumbers should not be eaten during the Attack Phase, on the other hand, gherkins […]

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Chicory in Dukan Diet

March 13, 2012

[box title="Allowed in..." color="#358C84"][list style="check"] Phase I Phase II PP Phase II PV Phase III Phase IV [/list][/box] Chicory, and more specifically a vegetable called Belgian endive, is very similar to cabbage and lettuce. Even though, dr Dukan, did not specifically pointed out this veggie as a valid Attack Phase or Cruise Phase (PP) food, […]

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Cabbage in Dukan Diet

March 13, 2012

[box title="Allowed in..." color="#358C84"][list style="check"] Phase I* (only sauerkraut) Phase II PP* (only sauerkraut) Phase II PV Phase III Phase IV [/list][/box] This information refers to the most common varieties of cabbage, including: white & red cabbage, drumhead cabbage, oxheart cabbage, Krautman, and many others. In Dukan Diet you can eat sweet cabbage (cooked or […]

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Carrots in Dukan Diet

March 13, 2012

[box title="Allowed in..." color="#358C84"][list style="check"] Phase II PV Phase III Phase IV [/list][/box] [box title="Disallowed in Phases" color="#E01B6A"][list style="cross"] Phase I Phase II PP [/list][/box] Carrots are one of the rare vegetables that are more nutritious cooked than raw. Moreover, carrots are more nutritious when cut by a knife! Don’t worry though, both raw or […]

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Celery & Celeriac in Dukan Diet

March 12, 2012

[box title="Allowed in..." color="#358C84"][list style="check"] Phase II PV Phase III Phase IV [/list][/box] [box title="Disallowed in..." color="#E01B6A"][list style="cross"] Phase I Phase II PP [/list][/box] The name celeriac concerns the edible roots of celery (lat. Apium graveolens). The edible green stalk of the plant is commonly referred to as celery. Both vegetables are very nutritious but, […]

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