Saturday, December 29, 2007

South Beach Diet Phase 2 Foods

Foods Allowed

  • Starchy Carbs (sparingly) - bagels (whole wheat), bran muffins, cereals (high-fiber, oatmeal), pasta (whole wheat), rice (wild or brown), bread (multi-grain, bran, whole wheat).
  • Seafood
  • Lean beef (i.e. good cuts)
  • Lean poultry (skinless chicken or turkey breast)
  • Lean pork
  • Fruit - apples, medium-sized banana (added Jun '04), blueberries, grapefruit, grapes, mangoes, oranges, peaches
  • Vegetables - barley, black-eyed peas, pinto beans, sweet potatoes, yams, onions, carrots.
  • Dairy - yogurt, milk (fat-free, 1%, 2-3 cups max.) Note that yogurt can be articially sweetened non-fat - but limit to 4 oz per day.
  • Sweets - chocolate (semi-sweet).
  • Soy products (<>

Foods to AVOID

  • Starchy Carbs - all refined carbs - white breads, white pastas, white rice, rice cakes, cookies.
  • Fruit - canned fruit, fruit juice, pineapple, raisins, watermelon.
  • Vegetables - beets, corn, white potatoes
  • Dairy - full cream

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