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South Beach Diet Menu

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South beach diet menu

South beach diet menu  is not similar to other diets where carbohydrate is restricted. This diet teaches you to choose carbohydrates and fats in the right fashion. Choose the right carbs with South Beach diet menu and lose upto 13 pounds in two weeks. So, how to plan the menu for South Beach Diet?  Read on to know.

 

 

3 Phases Of South Beach Diet Menu

 

 

Phase 1

 

 

The first phase advocates cutting down completely on starchy and sugar-rich food items while promoting the consumption of proteins and fruits. Phase 1 needs to be followed for two weeks. Here is a list of what to eat and what to avoid.

 

 

Allowed

Not Allowed

All seafood

Whole Grains, Breads, Pasta

Low-fat cheese

Potatao and sweet potato

Vegetables except carrots, peas, corn, beets and lima beans

Sugar products

Avocados, canola and olive oils

Carbonated Drinks

Lean meat

Alcohol

 

In this phase the dieter can enjoy Turkey Bacon Logs with eggs, a yummy dish which will certainly cut down on your carbohydrate cravings. Boiled Ham and tofu salad sanwiches can give a good start to the breakfast. For lunch low fat options like Zucchini turkey lettuce wraps and Cucumber Onion Salad can be filling and enriching. Dinner can include Broil Salmon and Salads. Wash it down with loads of water.

 

 Turkey-bacon

 

Phase 2

 

 

You now start including the food items that you had excluded during Phase 1 in a gradual and restricted manner. The thumb rule is to reintroduce your body to these foods in a moderate way. Check out the list of what all you can enjoy in this phase of South Beach diet.

 

 

Allowed

Not Allowed

Fruits like Cantaloupe, Apples, Bananas, Pears, Oranges

 

Beef, ham & red meat

Whole grain breads and pastas

High Glycemic food

Sweet potatoes

Sugar products

Red wine

Carbonated Drinks

Fat-free dairy products

Alcohol

 

 

Pep up your day with a wholesome breakfast of fruit salad and fat-free yogurt. Baked sweet potato, steamed veggies and Salsa chicken can be had for lunch.  Dinner can be assortment of Whole grain pizza, Steakhouse spinach and Mushroom soup and red wine. Fresh fruit parfaits can be the ideal dessert after supper meal.

 

 Steamed vegetables

Phase 3

 

 

Phase 3 indicates that you have reached the desired goal. This phase includes food that will help you maintain your weight with healthy foods. Stick to the rules you have lied down for yourself and never overindulge in anything.

  

 

Allowed

Not Allowed

Fruits like Cantaloupe, Apples, Bananas, Pears, Oranges

 

Beef, ham & red meat

Whole grain breads and pastas

High Glycemic food

Sweet potatoes

Sugar products

Red wine

Carbonated Drinks

Seafood

Alcohol

 

 

You can include all the menu from phase 1 and phase 2 in pahse 3. Whole grains and fruits in 3 servings can be had through the day. South beach diet menu offers variety of food ideas that can be altered and had to the liking.

 

South Beach Diet Menu is a wholesome method of losing weight and balancing a ideal weight for the body without going the hard way.

 

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