8 Popular Weight-Loss Diets That Could Be Total Disasters For You
The Dukan diet
The Dukan diet is a high-protein, low-carb weight loss diet as old as time. It promised a rapid weight loss without ever feeling hungry. The Dukan diet consists of four phases: two weight loss phases during which you have to consume lean protein and two maintenance phases in which you are allowed to add vegetables, fat and other low-carb foods.
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While it’s true that protein helps you feel satiated a longer period of time, the carb and fat restrictions can cause headaches, digestive issues due to missing out on fiber and important vitamins and minerals and can even increase the risk of kidney stones and cardiovascular diseases.