The South Beach Diet
This diet if focused on carbohydrates (refined) elimination, so removing flour and sugar is the most important step. Followers of The South Beach Diet, are focused on proteins, good carbs and low-fat dairy, as a good way to protect your health and reduce weight. In all phases of this diet, you will have three meals, two snacks and one dessert per day. Even in the first phase, which is the most restrictive. Also, the first phase is 2 weeks long, and goal is to remove ‘’bad’’ food from your eating plan. In the second phase, you will add fruits and whole grains into your eating plan, and you will stay in this phase until you reach the goal, weight loss! During this diet, you can have full online support, for just $5 per week. It includes recipes, a food shopping list and group support.
During this diet you can eat: spinach, egg, feta cheese, juice, coffee and tea, for your breakfast, for lunch: curried turkey and green salad. For dinner, baked tomatoes and Parmesan cheese. There are two snacks, one after lunch, vegetables and pesto dip, and for the second snack, before dinner, apple and sandwich with peanut butter. This is just a sample menu, of course.
The good sides of the South Beach Diet are: you will lose weight in the first two weeks, and there are no measuring calories, the plan is telling you when and what you can eat, so this is a simple diet. The bed sides are: you cannot achieve daily intake of calcium (which is necessary for bones) and food used in this diet can be boring for some people.