We all know the saying “you are what you eat”, and what you eat can either be the most powerful form of medicine, or it can be the slowest form of poison. Make sure to stay nourished and hydrated during the summer months with our favorite Dukan-friendly vegetables. Not only are they low in fat … Read moreGet Lean & Healthy with Dukan Friendly Vegetables
The main thing to remember about Consolidation is that you now have 6PV days and 1 PP day. The PP day will be as strict as your Attack days and your PV days now include items from all the food groups. On PV days you can now have 2 slices of whole grain bread, 8 … Read moreDoing Consolidation the Right Way!
Coffee – For many of us, it’s the first thing we look for in the morning. We believe without it, we simply couldn’t function. It’s what gets us started in the morning, and if we can’t get it, we are soon overcome with fatigue and a pounding headache. What we don’t realize, however, is that … Read moreBreak Up With Caffeine!
With the sun shining it’s hard not to think about the endless BBQs and beach days ahead. And with all that said, it’s hard not to think about your quest for a swimsuit – and a body that you’ll feel comfortable putting in that swimsuit. All of a sudden, you realize the unofficial start of … Read moreLose Up to 5 Pounds by Memorial Day with Our Tips!
The standard flowers may be enough, but if you want to make this Mother’s Day extra special we recommend the following tips for a happy and healthy celebration: Spa Day: Who doesn’t love a spa day?! Taking some time for rest and relaxation helps support weight loss. When your adrenals are overstressed your weight loss … Read moreFive Dukan Friendly Tips for a Happy and Healthy Mother’s Day!
Today is Cinco de Mayo, a holiday that commemorates the victory of the Mexican army at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1872. This holiday represents Mexican resistance to foreign intervention. The Dukan Diet, on the other hand, represents resistance to unhealthy foods and eating habits. This year, on Cinco de Mayo, let’s … Read more5 Tips to Make Your Cinco de Mayo Dukan Friendly
Underactive adrenals are one reason you’re body isn’t shedding the weight! The adrenals are involved in our response to stress, whether physical, emotional or psychological. Stress leads to what we call the ‘fight or flight’ syndrome, which releases the adrenocorticol hormone in the blood stream. Since in our modern society we are seldom in a … Read moreUNDERACTIVE ADRENALS: The Reason Why You’re Not Losing Weight!
You don’t have to be diabetic to experience an inflammatory response from sugar. Even a healthy body is damaged by sugar in a phenomenon known as glycation. When foods rapidly convert to sugar in the bloodstream, as high glycemic carbohydrates do, they cause browning, or glycating of the protein in your tissues. Glycation is a … Read moreGlycation is No Vacation!
We here on the East Coast are stoked that Blizzard season is over. Now that the snow is melting and Spring Equinox is inching closer, we are planning some delicious meals for in-season vegetables. For those that care for having fresh organic veggies, each incoming season means adding some of our favorite vegetables back to … Read moreThree Vegetables You Should Be Eating This Spring!
Dining out is possible on the Dukan Diet, if you do it right. There are also ways to bring the restaurant to your home with some of these delicious sushi night ideas! When going out to a sushi restaurant you can have sashimi on PP days and Naruto rolls on PV days. If you … Read moreSushi night with Dr. Dukan: Let’s Get Sushi When You Sashimi!