According to statistics of 2015, a growth rate of number of obese Australians made approximately 1% in the last 3 years. However, for the majority of adults inhabitants of Australia (63.4%), overweight or obesity are a serious health problem.
Some people struggle against extra pounds all life. People lose weight for a short time and gain it back. Only a few people manage to achieve an ideal body weight and maintain it for decades or lifetime.
The Dukan Diet is one of the few strategies for weight control, which is a long time popular in Australia and many other countries around the world.
This exclusive diet has been known for more than 30 years and become very popular after appearance of book «The Dukan Diet » in 2000.
If you have not read this book, but want to know more information about the Dukan Diet, familiarize yourself with this review. The Dukan Diet will help quickly lose weight and keep the results obtained due to the following advantages:
The Dukan Diet promises stable weight loss results in short, medium and long term. In order to achieve and subsequently to support true weight, it is necessary to go through four exclusive phases of the Dukan Diet:
Mandatory elements of all Dukan Diet phases are:
- Daily intake of oat bran
- Physical activity 20-30 minutes per day
- Eating only protein foods every Thursday
Attack phase or Pure Protein (PP) phase is the first step of the Dukan Diet. During this time, it is necessary to consume only healthy foods with a high content of proteins.
At the first phase of the Dukan Diet, satiating effect and rapid loss of extra pounds are achieved. Food list of the first five days of Dukan Diet includes 68 titles of protein products, including any fish, seafood, lean meat, eggs and low-fat dairy products (e.g., fromage frais).
During Cruise phase of the Dukan Diet, the food list is expanded up to 100 items. The list includes tomatoes, carrots, bean sprouts, cauliflower and other 32 vegetables that can be found on the shelves of Australian shops.
The list of foods includes daily serving of fruits popular in the world (e.g. apple and orange), or exotic fruits growing mainly in Australia (e.g., Kakadu plum). Note that it is better to consume fruits with a small amount of simple carbohydrates.
Stabilization phase of the Dukan Diet involves consumption of any products from all food groups, but on the condition of keeping energy balance. Particular attention should be paid to increase of micronutrient intake and decrease in the consumption of simple carbohydrates (sugar).