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Hi all ..... new to Dukan!

sadieley

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S: 16st0lb C: 14st7lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 36 Loss: 1st7lb(9.38%)
#1
Hi everyone, have been on minimins since 5th January 2011. I first joined when I started Lipotrim, managed to lose 14lbs in 10 days, but couldnt stomach the shakes or related issues that came with them, so I switched to Atkins while still in ketosis and managed to lose a whole 2lbs, (whoopeee) and thats where I have stayed.

I found the whole eating as much fat thing fab at first but it really went against the mindset that I have with dieting.

So the past week or so I have been doing some research, and came across the Dukan diet and am impressed, low carb, low fat, just what I have been looking for.....!!!

I have ordered a book so should be with me in the next few days, in the meantime can anyone give me some pointers??

On Atkins we had mims, (muffins in a minute) can I still have them? They are made from flaxseed?

Anyway I have really enjoyed reading your posts and am hoping this is the eating plan for me..... (fingers crossed) :D
Sadie xxx
 
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S: 11st6lb C: 9st9lb G: 9st4lb BMI: 20.5 Loss: 1st11lb(15.63%)
#2
Welcome!

It's worth familiarising yourself with the book when you get it before you start the diet - some people start the diet without the book and try to backtrack; it's easy to miss the concept like that.

One thing that you can source first though is oatbran - Tesco, Sainsbury's and most health food shops stock it.

You can make muffins, pancakes, porridge etc. from the oatbran, and since it's a daily requisite of the diet it's good to find it now!
 
S: 21st5lb C: 20st12lb G: 12st12lb BMI: 47.1 Loss: 0st7lb(2.34%)
#3
Morrisons sell it on the isle with the cereals on, its usually underneath the porridge :)

I also get Asda home deliveries and they stock it too :D
 


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