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The South Beach Diet: Phase 1

It's the toughest phase of the South Beach Diet ... the first two weeks. Here's what you need to know about it, what it's like to follow it, and tips for sticking to it.

Allowed Foods on Phase One of The South Beach Diet

Allowed foods Phase One of The South Beach Diet include certain meats, vegetables, nuts, and sugar-free treats. This article will help you learn more about what you can eat on Phase One of The South Beach Diet.

All About Phase 1

So, you want to know what Phase 1 of the South Beach Diet is like? This is the place to start!

Allowed Foods on Phase 1

Find out what foods you're allowed to eat during the first two weeks of the South Beach Diet.

Phase 1 Forbidden Foods

These foods will be a thing of the past for the first two weeks of the plan.

Who Should Follow Phase 1?

Find out who should follow Phase 1 of The South Beach Diet and who, instead, should start with Phase 2.

30 Things You Need to Know About the South Beach Diet

From what the South Beach Diet is to how long you'll have to follow any Phase, these are the things you need to know before you get started.

Why is Phase 1 So Strict?

Learn why Phase 1 is so stringent and why it should be followed to a "T".

Should You Stay on Phase 1 Longer?

Find out who should stay on the first Phase of the South Beach Diet for longer than two weeks and why.

Belly Fat's First to Go

Ready for some good news? You'll lose a noticeable amount of belly fat after just two weeks on the plan.

Cravings

Learn more about coping with cravings during Phase 1 of The South Beach Diet.

Alcohol Consumption on Phase 1

Find out if you can drink your beverage of choice during Phase 1 of the plan.

How Often to Weigh In

How often should you weigh in while you're following the SBD?

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