Thursday, August 26, 2010

Michel Montignac has died

Michel Montignac, author of worldwide best-sellers on weight loss in the 1980s and 1990s, has died aged 66, French officials said Thursday.

Montignac, who died last weekend, developed a crash diet based on never eating "bad" carbohydrates at the same time as fats after suffering from obesity himself as a child and battling persistent weight gain.

French diet guru Montignac dies at 66

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

When Too Much Exercise Becomes a Problem

Beware of exercise obsession, too much of the good thing can be bad too!

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Sunday, August 22, 2010

Chew your food and eat slowly

Chewing your food thoroughly and eating your meals more slowly has another benefit. It might shrink your waistline—and not just because you’ll have less bloating and indigestion. Eating more slowly gives your body a chance to tell your mind that it’s full, so that you stop eating before you go overboard.

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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Handy Measurement Conversions

As the recipes are coming from all over the world the measurements can be different. To help anyone needing to translate cups into spoons or grams or any other more familiar format you can use the handy little converter tool next to the recipe instructions.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Website Updates

After several enquiries about recipes for each phase there is now a quick way to browse through dishes for your phase. Check out our new tabbed Dukan Diet recipe list.

There is also a second update to the site - the "Dieting" page now includes a list of interesting articles, some of which have been mentioned before. The newest addition includes a guide to cooking without fat.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

More good news about low carb diets!

Low carbohydrate diets have been all the rage recently and it looks like they might be a bit more than just another passing diet fad. It turns out that limiting your carb intake as a weight loss strategy instead of eating low calorie meals can increase your good cholesterol reducing your risk of hear disease.

Read more here.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Eating meat makes you smarter!

There seems to be more benefit from eating a protein based diet than just great weight loss. It looks like going from raw food to meats, and cooked food has allowed our brains to grow, making humans smarter!

Read all about the history of meat eating, brain growth and high energy protein diet in the "Food For Thought: Meat-Based Diet Made Us Smarter" article.