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Phase 2 of the South Beach Diet
South Beach Diet 101

Who Should do Phase 2?
Anyone who has completed Phase 1 of the South Beach Diet then enters Phase 2. You will continue to follow the guidelines set forth in Phase 2 until you have met your goal weight.

A few types of people must enter the South Beach Diet at Phase 2: nursing mothers, children, and teenagers. Anyone who doesn't need to lose very much weight can also start at Phase 2.

What Can I Eat on Phase 2?
You can now begin returning some of those "forbidden foods" that weren't allowed in Phase 1. You will continue to eat the Phase 1 acceptable foods as well. Foods returning to your diet will include low-GI fruits, whole grain bread and pasta, and low-fat dairy.

However, you'll still be steering clear of those "bad carbs" Dr. Agatston talks about like sweets; white bread; regular pasta; and potatoes.

Continue: Foods to Eat on Phase 2 >>

(Please note: In order to correctly follow The South Beach Diet, you will need to read The South Beach Diet: The Delicious, Doctor-Designed, Foolproof Plan for Fast and Healthy Weight Loss, which is also available on CD.

You may also find the companion food guide helpful.)


South Beach Diet 101

Related Resources:
South Beach Diet 101: Phase 1
South Beach Diet 101: Should You Stay on Phase 1?
South Beach Diet Main

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

Source:
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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