It has been a bestseller in France for years, but now the Dukan diet this calling attention in our country.It is no wonder: the book claims to have helped 5 million French to lose weight. Model Giselle Bundchen and singer Jennifer Lopez, are some of the celebrities who have lost weight with the Dukan diet. The Dukan diet was created by French physician Pierre Dukan more than 10 years for the treatment for obese people. Essentially, is divided into four phases, high protein, low calorie.No foods are weighed or counted calories.Eat whatever you want, at any time of the day provided what one is eating lean protein, at least initially. In fact, protein is the centerpiece in four phases, along with the oat bran, plenty of water, and a daily walk of 20 minutes.The vegetables are allowed in the second stage, followed by small amounts of fruit and grain. Does it sound familiar?It is very similar to the first diet of Atkins. The people who make this diet lose weight quickly as much as 500 gr per day during the first phase according to Dukan, helps to instill the motivation and last in time. Dunkan promises that hunger will disappear after the third day. However, the book warns that this diet can suffer from bad breath, constipation, dry mouth and fatigue all consequence of low carbohydrate consumption, and diets high in proteins.