The Dukan Diet is a low-carb, low-fat, high-protein diet used to change your eating habits and help you lose weight and keep it off. It was created by Dr. Pierre Dukan, a French physician who established a diet program specifically tailored to individuals and based on four separate phases. It diet gained popularity in 2011, as an ABC News report noted there is speculation that Kate Middleton may have followed the diet to get in shape for her royal wedding.
Purchase "The Dukan Diet" book to read all about the philosophy and science behind the diet. It explains in full detail the phases involved and how it makes you lose weight. The phases of the Dukan Diet are the Attack Phase, the Cruise Phase, the Consolidation Phase and the Stabilization Phase.
Sign up for your own Dukan Diet account for free on the Dukan Diet Web site. Here you can calculate your true weight, and the site will generate your customized plan.
Prepare yourself for Phase 1 by going to the grocery store and stocking up on the pure protein foods you will need to properly follow the first step. These include eggs, chicken, steak, pork, tofu, tempeh, and nonfat dairy products such as nonfat yogurt and skim milk.
Follow the program's steps to reach your goal weight in the time frame set for you on the Web site. You can even hire a "Dukan Coach" from the site. This person provides you with daily interaction, coaching and inspiration to keep you going on your quest to lose weight and get in shape.