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South Beach Diet A to Z: Phase 1 Acceptable Foods

The following foods are acceptable during Phase 1 of The South Beach Diet:

  1. Certain Meats and Poultry
  2. Beans

  3. Certain vegetables
  4. One serving of nuts daily
  5. Low-fat cheeses
  6. Eggs
  7. Fats and oils
  8. Sugar substitutes
  9. Specific treats such as sugar-free gelatin, hard sugar-free candy, and fudge pops

You will find a more extensive list of allowable foods in our South Beach Diet 101 section.

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Suggested Reading:
 The South Beach Diet by Arthur Agatston, MD
 The South Beach Diet Good Fats Good Fats Guide
 The South Beach Diet Cookbook
 The South Beach Diet Quick & Easy Cookbook

The South Beach Diet : The Delicious, Doctor-Designed, Foolproof Plan for Fast and Healthy Weight Loss, Arthur Agatston, MD, St. Martin's Griffin (April 19, 2005 edition).

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