Phase 1: Phase pure proteins (PP) – The first phase is the one attack, causing a very fast start, with a significant weight loss. It consists of eating only what follows for 3, 5, 7 or 10 days.
Meat: beef, skinless chicken
Ham: ham, turkey, chicken
Fish : all over ( even tuna, smoked salmon, surimi )
Dairy 0 % fat yoghurt semi-skimmed milk (maximum ¼ l per day)
Protein powder, but only used as an ingredient, not food.
An essential condition is to drink 1.5 liters of fluid per day (water, tea, coffee), in order to avoid problems in the kidney. All of the food consumed in this phase choice, but any other food that is not listed in the above list is totally forbidden.
Phase 2 of the Dukan diet: protein and vegetables (PL). In Phase 2 the same proteins that are consumed in the first stage, but add vegetables (except potatoes, rice, corn, peas). The two alternate stages are: first, only PP, then PP + PL to obtain the desired weight:
Phases 3 and 4 of Dukan regime: Strengthen and maintain . These last two steps are very important, as are the essence of the regime. Consolidation takes 10 days for each kilogram lost, and we can reintroduce all foods (even the forbidden: bread, cheese, fruit)
Sample menu for PP phase Dukan diet
Breakfast: coffee or tea + 1 or 2 yoghurt or 200 g white cheese + 1 slice of low-fat ham or a hard egg
At 10/11: yogurt or white cheese 100g 0% fat
Lunch: a starter protein (surimi crab, chicken pate, salmon, eggs countries) + first course consisting of meat, fish or crustaceans + dessert: yogurt or white cheese
Dinner: food consumed at breakfast.