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The Montignac diet

The Montignac diet is a part of the global Montignac Method, which found especially among businessmen a many followers. Because with the Montignac diet, it is possible to connect the weight loss with business.Montignac diet

How does the Montignac diet works?

According to the French experts, you gain weight not because you eat too much, but because certain foods combined with each other. Conclusion: Not less but better eating is a must!

According Montignac it comes to weight gain because we eat of bad carbohydrates and compile the various foods wrong in our menu plan. Therefore, the diet bans all foods with a high glycemic index (potatoes, carrots, beetroot, white bread, pasta …), as these contribute to the alleged insulin production and stimulate the formation of fat cells.

Also, certain connections between fat and sugar or animal proteins and carbohydrates are not prohibited in the Montignac diet, such as French fries, because they represent a combination of carbohydrates and fat. Fruits are allowed, but only outside of meals. Cereals are consumed raw in order to reduce the glycemic index.

A typical daily menu

Breakfast: fruit, whole-grain bread with Light margarine, decaffeinated coffee, skimmed milk
Lunch: Avocado with dressing, steak with green beans, cheese, still water
Dinner: raw vegetables or vegetable soup (without starchy foods),
an omelet with mushrooms, green salad, cottage cheese with 0% fat.
The weight loss is about 5 kilos per month.


The weight loss is achieved without great renunciations.
You can eat in the restaurant or at friends and may also indulge once a main dish with sauce or a dessert.
The diet can be carried out relatively discreet and can be applied everywhere.
Unlike conventional diets is allowed to eat as much during the Montignac diet,
as you like, as long as you stick to the right foods and the right food assortment.
It is recommended to consume preferably unrefined grain products: This promotes health!


The diet is sometimes too rich in fat. In the long term, this diet therefore represents a risk for heart and blood vessels.
The Montignac diet motivated not to to acquire a well-balanced diet and is therefore not particularly beneficial to health.
The diet contains too little carbohydrate and therefore often leads to fatigue.
One needs to be well informed about the nutritional value of each food: good and bad carbohydrates, fat…
In reality, hiding behind the Montignac diet is a low calorie diet: it decreases because you eat less easily and on average 25% fewer calories increases.

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