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Protein Dukan diet

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Protein diet Dukan, the famous French nutritionist offers eating any number of products, but with one condition: the carbs in it should be as small as possible. Special emphasis is given to proteins, i.e. animal food.

The diet

Protein Atkins diet is based on the belief that every living organism consists mostly of protein, which is essential for full development. In addition, each person is endowed with a certain number of cells, in which is deposited the excess fat. That is why the consumption of fats and carbohydrates should be limited.

She protein diet has 4 successive stages. But regardless of them definitely need:
— drink at least 1,5 l of water;
— daily use of oat bran (protein foods can cause constipation, so bran will contribute to the normal work of the intestine);
— to do light exercise and walk in fresh air for at least 20-30 minutes.

Stage 1: attack the fat cells

during this period, with reduced power intake and started the decay of deposited fat. It is recommended to drink boiled or steamed lean meat without skin – chicken, Turkey, seafood, boiled eggs with a small amount of spice. Resolved pickles and lemons. Dairy products are admitted only in the low-fat kind. The menu is complemented by a 1.5 tbsp of bran and vitamins. Depending on the weight that you want to reset, the first stage can last from 3 to 10 days.

Breakdown of fat cells may be accompanied by General weakness and loss of appetite. To eliminate these unpleasant sensations will help green tea and mineral water – their limit is not.

Stage 2

Allows you to gradually enter into the diet of vegetable food. Only protein days alternate with "vegetable" in such proportions: 1 day – animal products; 1 day is a vegetable.

Resolved vegetables that contain low carbohydrates: greens, cucumbers, cabbage, peppers. From the use of potato and bean products should abstain. At this time to eat 2 tablespoons of oat bran. This stage lasts until you reach the right weight.

Stabilization phase

once the desired body composition is reached, the Dukan diet is a protein enters the phase of weight maintenance. It requires the addition in the diet each day for 2.5 tablespoons of bran and adhering to one "protein" days a week. For fixing each of the lost pounds is required 10 days of the diet. Menu is greatly expanded: several meals are included products with a high content of carbohydrates.

Consolidation of results

once you've got a great figure, recommended use: restrictions in eating there, but the amount of bran in the diet increased up to 3 tbsp. And how long will this phase, precisely tell nobody can. For many people, once having checked the effectiveness of this protein diet on yourself, continue to eat according to the method Ducane his entire life.