Follow the list below as some examples of what to eat with The South Beach Diet. Remember, it will depend on the phase you are in when choosing foods. You will be able to re-introduce some carbs and other foods as you move into later phases 2 and 3. This list has some items that cannot be used until the later phases, but will give you a stating point to work from.
Whole Grain Starches
Food You Cannot Eat During Phase 1
(Re-introduced in later phases)
Don’t worry too much as many of the foods you enjoy will enter back into your menu once you get through the first phase.
Phase one is of course the hardest part of the South Beach diet. Once you start re-entering some of these foods your focus will be portion control.
List of Foods Allowed for South Beach Diet Phase 1
Other Sea Foods
Sauces and Spices
(Use small amount 1/2 TBS)
(Must be Sugar Free)
Other Misc. Foods
(Keep all sugary foods off your diet during phase 1)