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South Beach Diet
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What is the South Beach diet

The South Beach diet is another lower carbohydrate diet, which is based on the Glycemic Index. The diet recommends eating "good fats" and "good carbs" - what this means is that fats are still allowed in the diet, but ones which are unsaturated only and carbohydrates must come from low glycemic foods, which keep blood sugar levels stable.

The South Beach diet has three phases:

The South Beach diet was devised by Dr Arthur Agatston through his research for a diet that would be beneficial for his heart patients.


Benefits of the South Beach diet


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Why the South Beach diet works

The reason why the South Beach diet works are:

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Is the South Beach diet good for you

The views in favour of the diet claim that:

The views against the diet claim that:


Cautions for the South Beach diet


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More information

To learn more, go to the official South Beach diet web site.s


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Last reviewed: 27 December 2007 || Last updated: 15 June 2011


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NOTE: Mega doses of vitamins, minerals or other nutrients cannot cure illnesses and in fact can be very dangerous and produce toxic side effects and interfere with medicine you are taking. Always ensure you consult your doctor before taking any type of minerals supplement.
Disclaimer: This guide is not intended to be used for diagnostic or prescriptive purposes. For any treatment or diagnosis of illness, please see your doctor.


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