Phase III: Consolidation. An in-depth review

October 27, 2011
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Seeing that his patients had been having problems with the transition from the restrictive dieting to their normal life, Dr Dukan decided that his method needed a buffer phase. That is how the Consolidation Phase concept was created. The purpose of the Consolidation Phase is to help dieters moving from the weight loss period to […]

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Dukan Diet Food List: Dairy

October 18, 2011

Dairy is one of the most valuable group of foods among all of the Dukan Diet-compliant products. Here are some tips on how to choose the best dairy products that will make your weight loss lightning fast.

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Oat Bran in Dukan Diet

October 16, 2011

Dr Dukan recommends eating oat bran throughout all of the four phases of his diet. There’s more than one good reason for that. Protein rich diets lack the dietary fiber which is an essential nutrient that plays a crucial role in the entire digestion process. That said, oat bran is not just another item on […]

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Water in Dukan Diet

October 15, 2011

Every weight loss diet puts some additional stress on your body. The Dukan Diet is not any different at this point. It is said that the reduced carbohydrates intake during the dukan diet may have a diuretic effect (excessive water elimination by increased urine flow).

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What is the Dukan Diet. Protein in service of weight loss

September 27, 2011

In words of formal classification the Dukan Diet is a low-carbohydrate, medium-fat and protein rich diet. In fact, the  core of the Dukan’s method has been build around the protein. As far as the diet’s food list is concerned, the said nutrient is the key to successful weight loss. So far, while still easy to […]

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7 Problems with the Dukan Diet

August 24, 2011

I stumbled upon an informative post that covers the pros and cons of the dukan Diet. Encouraged by its versatile approach to describing pros and cons I decided to put in my two cents’ worth.

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Science behind the Dukan Diet: Ketosis, Carbohydrate Restriction and Metabolic Effects

August 24, 2011

Why do I investigate facts in favor of the Dukan Diet? The method proved to be effective. I followed it to lose 40+ lbs and I know people who also were able to successfully lose weight thanks to the Dukan Diet. Therefore, in spite of all the critics, there must be some valid science behind […]

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What is the Dukan Diet? Who is Pierre Dukan?

August 11, 2011

When you look into Dukan’s books, you will see, that what he is presenting there is not just another menu that you need to stick to in order to lose weight. In his works, Dukan looks at the problem of obesity from the perspective of his 30 years of research and practice*. At some point […]

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