French nutritionist Dr. Pierre Dukan, the top selling author, whose revolutionary – The Dukan Diet has seen him in many best seller lists in the UK and the US; has courted a libel action in a French Court.
The doctor’s diet, Dukan, who found fans among rich and famous, like Kate Middleton, was challenged by a rival nutritionist who claimed the protein rich regime could cause heart disease and breast cancer. The rival nutritionist Dr. Jean Michel Cohen has won the trial.
Notably, Dr. Cohen was one of the first to point out the dangers of the Dukan regime, which was later confirmed by many studies. As for the verdict, the Paris court has ruled that Dr. Dukan must pay his rival 3,000 euros.