South Beach Diet - Corn Tortillas




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DeeAnnMokhtari
08-20-2008, 02:24 PM
Somebody told me that I could have fresh made corn tortillas instead of ww tortillas. I know I can't have the ones packaged at the store. I haven't been able to find these yet to read the ingredients. I was wondering if anybody had any insight to this.


Schmoodle
08-20-2008, 02:39 PM
sorry DeeAnn, your friend is misinformed. Corn has a lot of sugar and a relatively high GI, so we are to avoid corn and corn products or eat rarely, say once every 2 - 3 months. We are allowed 3 cups of popcorn occasionally though, without butter of course. Never did understand that myself, but them's the rules, as I recall them.

zeffryn
08-20-2008, 02:39 PM
corn isn't allowed on any of the phases of SB.....so I would think it would be a no.


DeeAnnMokhtari
08-20-2008, 06:07 PM
Thanks! I thought it was a shot in the dark...but it was a shot!

SunshineCA
08-23-2008, 12:34 AM
Go for the whole wheat shells instead. Much tastier! :)

Fat Melanie
08-23-2008, 09:23 PM
I was just saying in another thread that corn didn't make me fat, so once in awhile I'll enjoy a fresh ear of corn. Every 2-3 months sounds doable. (I'm not arguing with the SB principles or anything like that, I'm just sayin'. :) )

When I'm on ph 2 though, if I have tacos or something, I'll use whole wheat shells as SunshineCA suggested. I've never had them, but I do love ww, so, it ought to be good.