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Kate Middleton’s Mom Uses Dukan Diet Before Wedding

The rumors have been swirling for a while with regards to Kate Middleton and her weight, in preparation for her upcoming spring wedding ceremony. The tabloids have been reporting that Kate has followed the Dukan Diet, but the actual devotee to Dukan is Kate’s mom, Carole.

The elder Middleton, who is employed as a party planner, has been following the strict diet, which consists of several phases of no carb/low carb cycling since October. In the first four days, she reported to the UK’s Sunday Times that she had already lost four pounds.


The Dukan Diet: A Fad Diet Followed by Celebrities

Gisele Bundchen's post-baby body. Image Via UsMagazine.com

The ever-changing world of diets is never boring. Recently, The Dukan Diet, a restrictive fad diet has been attracting attention among celebrities and non-celebs eager to shed pounds quickly, but without ingesting any heart-racing diet pills or elixirs made of cayenne pepper and maple syrup.

Rumored to have followed The Dukan Diet are Gisele Bunchen and Jennifer Lopez following their pregnancies.

So what is this fad diet that started in France all about?

The Dukan Diet was created by Dr. Pierre Dukan about 10 years ago. It is based on a strict diet plan that was initially designed for those who are obese. But the craze has caught on to those just wanting to drop five, 10 or 15 pounds, not 50 or 75 pounds.

It is wildly popular all over Europe and is now spreading to the U.S.