South Beach Diet Food List

South Beach Diet Phase 1 Food List

Food Allowed Food to be Avoided
Beef Lean cut such as sirloin, tenderloin Beef Brisket, liver, rib steaks and other fatty cuts
Poultry (Skinless) Cornish hen, turkey breast, turkey bacon, chicken breast Poultry Chicken wings, thighs, turkey wings, duck, goose and processed poultry products.
Seafood All types of fish and shell fish
Pork Boiled ham, Canadian bacon, tenderloin Pork Fatty cuts an honey baked ham
Veal Chop, cutlet, top round Veal Breast
Cheese Fat-free or low fat cheddar, cottage cheese, cream cheese substitute (dairy free) Cheese All Full fat cheese
Vegetables and Legumes Asparagus, beans and legumes, broccoli, cauliflower, celery, cucumbers, eggplant, lettuce, mushrooms, spinach, tomatoes, zucchini Vegetables and Legumes Barley, beets, black eyed peas, carrots, corn, pinto beans, sweet potatoes, white potatoes, yams.
Others Others
Eggs Unlimited whole eggs unless directed by doctor.  Use egg substitute as desired Fruits Avoid all fruits and fruit juices during phase 1. 
Nuts Peanut butter, peanuts, pecans. Starches Avoid all starchy food in Phase 1. Bread , cereal, matzo, oatmeal, rice, pasta, pastry, potatoes, and all bake goods
Fats Canola and olive oil Dairy Avoid all  dairy foods in Phase q including ice cream, milk, soy milk, yogurt
Spices Seasonings that contain no added sugar, broth, butter sprays, pepper. Alcohol Including beer and wine
Sweets Limited to 75 calories per day, chocolate powder without added sugar, hard candy, sugar substitute.

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South Beach Diet Phase 2 Food List

Food Allowed Food to be Avoided
Fruit Apples, blueberries,, grapefruit, grapes, mangoes, oranges, peaches Fruits Bananas, canned fruit, fruit juice, pineapple, raisins, watermelon.
Starches (used
sparingly)
Bagels (whole grain), bran muffins, bread (multigrain, bran, whole wheat), cereal (high-fiber, oatmeal, pasta (whole wheat), pita, rice (brown, wild) Starches Bagels (refined wheat), bread (white, refined wheat), cookies, cornflakes, dinner rolls, pasta (white), potatoes (white bakes, instant) oatmeal (instant), rice cakes, white rice
Vegetables and Legumes Barley, black-eyed peas, pinto beans, sweet, potatoes, yams Vegetables and Legumes Beets, carrots, corn white potatoes.
Dairy Milk ( fat-free, or 1%), yogurt Dairy Full cream
Others Others
Chocolate (bittersweet or semisweet, sparingly), pudding (fat free) Honey, ice cream, jam

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