Methinks you might be a tad confused Quote: Originally Posted by vasinger The South Beach diet is a load of horsepucky! The weight-management plan begins with a two-week initial phase that restricts all fruit, pasta, bread, cereal grains, alcohol and starchy vegetables such as potatoes, beets, carrots and corn. Sorting Last Post on Top Message. If you absolutely must have a “diet,” South Beach is not a bad choice at all, especially if you skip phase 1. Greek yogurt spiked with garlic, dill, lemon and mint dresses crunchy cucumbers for a favorite, refreshing and creamy summer salad that’s unbelievably easy. I’m strongly leaning towards SB and just skipping the bootcamp workouts this time around. Not very goods doing diets.
So, why do they ask you to avoid certain foods? Phxse strongly leaning towards South and just skipping the bootcamp workouts this time diet. Phase 1 of the South Beach diet can be considered a body reboot. Skipping you have to exercise during Phase 1? South phase follows the basic principles of more whole foods and complex carbs. My doctor actually had me do the diet. Beach why he put me on the Phase 1.
Try to avoid added sugar or salt with canned or frozen veggies. Made with juicy tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, red onion, garlic and balsamic, you’ll turn boring grilled chicken into a delicious weeknight meal in minutes! Your call, but if you’re looking for something to help you with weightloss, I’d go with a different plan if you’re thinking of skipping Phase 1. This should encourage fast initial weight loss, and also help to prepare your body for sustained weight loss in Phase 2. I replace sugar in all my recipes with agave nectar. While it is strongly recommended to start South Beach Diet with Phase 1, if you feel you can follow the plan successfully without fighting nagging sugar cravings, it’s fine to jump ahead to Phase 2. Have you considered a Phase 1. I didn’t and I think that’s a big part of my weight gain afterwards. But if that’s not going to work for you and you need a plan that’s imposed on you from the outside, then South Beach is healthy and reasonable. I would read the book, got it in paperback, they explain a good deal. And lots of whole grains and fiber.