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Foods to Eat on Phase 2
South Beach Diet 101

Foods you will be eating during Phase 2 of the South Beach Diet include low-GI fruits, whole grain bread and pasta, and low-fat dairy. You can also continue to eat all acceptable Phase 1 foods. The acceptable foods include, but are not limited to:

  1. Low-GI fruits, including
    • Apples
    • Bananas
    • Cantaloupe
    • Grapes
    • Oranges
    • Pears
  2. Starches, including:
    • Whole wheat bagels
    • Whole wheat bread
    • Some cereals
    • Whole grain crackers
    • Whole wheat pasta
  3. A variety of additional vegetables, including:
    • Green peas
    • Carrots
    • Potatoes
    • Pumpkin
    • Yams
  4. Semi-sweet chocolate
  5. Non-fat yogurt
  6. Fat-free pudding
  7. Wine (1 or 2 glasses a day)

You will find both a complete list of these foods in the South Beach Diet book in the section about Phase 2.

Continue: Phase 3 of The South Beach Diet >>

(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.)

Related Resources:
South Beach Diet 101: Phase 1
South Beach Diet 101: Phase 2

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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