The Dukan Diet

The Dukan Diet

2 Steps to Lose the Weight, 2 Steps to Keep It Off Forever

Book - 2011
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Devised by Dr. Pierre Dukan, a French medical doctor who has spent his career helping people to lose weight, the Dukan Diet rejects counting calories and promises permanent weight loss while allowing adherents to eat as much as they like. Originally published in 2000, the Dukan Diet swept across France, championed by people who successfully lost weight following its unique four phase regime. For each phase, The Dukan Diet offers clear simple guidelines for long term success.
Publisher: New York : Crown Archetype, c2011
ISBN: 9780307887962
Branch Call Number: RM222.2 .D74 2011x
613.25 D877d
Characteristics: xxii, 279 p. ; 25 cm


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Apr 21, 2016

It is a fad diet. While recommended by my Doctor, I tried to keep an open mind but too many alarm bells were going off. Didn't feel right to me and that is ok. I think with 2 young children in my house that I need to set a good example. I will just eat healthy food, include more protein, and use portion control instead of completely eliminating perfectly good food. According to my doctor there is science behind why it works but I could not see science anywhere.

Feb 19, 2014

I started this diet in June of 2012. I lost 25 lbs and have kept it off as of this date-2/19/2014. It really worked for me, and I still adhere to the main premise of eating a high protein low carb diet. However, I have moved on to just trying to eat more cleanly now. Very thankful for the Dukan diet!

Mar 15, 2012

sOME one help me please.. some one took this book out on my moms card and my fines are growing randomly :(. what do i do? help me plz

mfleesak Dec 06, 2011

Since this book was written by a French doctor I thought it would be nutritionally sound but it's not.This is nothing but a fad diet.

Sep 04, 2011

This is one of the best diets I tried in my life. Amazing you loose pounds almost everyday. just stick to the diet and u will see results. I was 165 lb and reached 141 lb I actually bought this book to keep!

debwalker May 07, 2011

Rumoured to be the diet used by Kate Middleton's sister and mother in the runup to the royal wedding! "The book’s cover proclaims: “The real reason the French stay thin,” a sentiment that was making its way to North America more than a year ago from people who had discovered the original French-language edition, and which cropped up in diet conversations everywhere in the English-speaking part of this continent."
Globe & Mail May 6 2011


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