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keep seeing these south beach ads.

Has anyone tried it? I'm afraid I'll starve (I've heard the first part is grueling.)

Fri. Oct 7, 11:45am

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I have not tried it, but a co-worker of mine has....several times. She is doing really well, but keeps having lapses. It sounds as if it is hard to stick with...since I know that she usually sticks to something once she starts it.

Friday, October 07, 2005, 2:44 PM

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I think the low carb diets are very hard to keep up with in the real world. You can lose a lot weight rather quickly but it's hard to maintain. You're better off eating a healthy, well balanced diet.

Friday, October 07, 2005, 3:02 PM

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I love love love south beach. I can still eat all of my favorite foods (crab sticks, eggs) and I've lost 12 pounds with it. I highly recommend it.

Friday, October 07, 2005, 3:17 PM

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I love South Beach. If you look into it you will realize that it isn't a low carb or low cal diet...the first 2 weeks does cut out carbs, but that is not the rest of it. The diet focuses on eating the right kind of carbs (from veggies and fruit) rather than pasta, etc.
The most important thing is to look into a few of the diets that you've heard about, do some research, and pick what you think will work best for you. What works for some people (who then SWEAR by it) may not work for you, so take the time to check a few out. You are worth the time and energy!!!

Saturday, October 08, 2005, 8:48 AM

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Never tried it, but it seems like a much healthier version of atkins. It doesn't seem unhealthy, and after those initial carb-less weeks, seems like a healthy diet to maintain...

Saturday, October 08, 2005, 11:14 AM

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Tried it. Found it impossible to stay on. I need some carbs to stay sane.

Saturday, October 08, 2005, 2:46 PM

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i have a couple fo friends who are doing VERY well on south beach. What many people don't know is that u only eliminate carbs and sugar for the first 2 weeks (that's why it's so grueling) after that u slowly introduce them back into your diet which helps u see how different foods affect your body-helping u make smarter food choices.

Tuesday, May 16, 2006, 3:40 PM

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Is it really that much of a chore to write the whole word y-o-u?

Tuesday, May 16, 2006, 3:43 PM

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Because of diabetes which I am managing with diet and exercise, I live on the induction phase of South Beach. Been doing it for about 2 years now. I stoppede losing weight after about 10 punds but that was enough to bring my blood sugar down to a level I can manage without medication. A typical day is an omelette with tomatoes for breakfast with coffee, a protein shake about 10 AM, salad with chicken or fish for lunch, nuts for a snack in the afternoon, and then protein and vegetables with a salad for dinner. 2 liters of water per day. For me, it's the price of staing off meds. I occasionally have a treat, albeit legal. For dinner Sunday night, I dipped strawberries in melted dark chocolate, both legal on South Beach. Stuck them in the fridge for a hour...delicious. However, my blood sugar was higher the next morning. Hope this is helpful.

Tuesday, May 16, 2006, 6:07 PM

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Group for South Beachers

Just so everone knows. If you are on or thinking about going on the south beach diet there is a group that needs people. I think it would be great to be able to share recipes and stories about this diet. The group is called "south beach group".......i'm not very creative.

Thursday, June 01, 2006, 10:56 AM

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I have been on the South Beach diet for 6 months and have lost 57 pounds . I have tried many diets prior to this one. It really works for me. I think everyone needs to find what works for them . I have really learned to read my body . I know when I have had to many carbs during the day, I tend be more hungry . I will then limit my carbs for the next few days. The first two weeks of the South Beach diet (Phase One) was not that grueling. I never realized how many carbs and fattening foods I was truly eating until those first 2 weeks. It has been an incredible change in my life .

Friday, June 02, 2006, 10:36 AM

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