Pierre Dukan Diet is a four phase weight reduction and health oriented schedule. The diet is low in calories and high in protein. You don't need to count calories while being on this diet. Protein is the core ingredient in this diet.
Twenty minutes of daily walk, plenty of water and lots of protein along oat bran is the key to success on this diet. In the second phase of Pierre Dukan Diet, you are allowed to eat vegetables along small amount of whole grains and fruits. In this way, you are able to lose weight quickly during the first 2 phases. Dieters may suffer from fatigue, constipation and bad breath by following this diet.
Four Phases of Pierre Dukan Diet
Attack Phase â€“ Starting off with this diet is quite simple. You need to eat from lean sources of protein along 1.5tbs oat bran and 1.5ltr water on daily basis. Soy, non fat dairy and fish are good to include in this diet. Avoid eating pork and lamb.
Cruise Phase â€“ In the second phase, dieters must focus on preparing diet menu based on 28 non starchy veggies. Protein remains the main intake ingredient in the second phase as well. Potatoes, corn, peas and carrots should not be included in this phase.
Consolidation Phase â€“ You are allowed to include lamb and pork as well in this phase along vegetables with 1 low sugar fruit, 1 portion hard cheese and 2 whole grain bread slices daily. You may also snack on 1 or 2 servings of starchy foods.
Stabilization Phase â€“ When you have gained desired weight loss results, dieters are recommended to follow the phase 1 eating schedule for 1day in every week. Have 20minutes of walk, 3tbs of oat bran along lean protein. You are allowed to consume vinegars, spices, artificial sweeteners and sugar free gum on Pierre Dukan Diet.