South Beach Diet - Margrine, butter, spreads etc...




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anna78
04-17-2011, 03:27 PM
What can be used on SB and what should be avoided?? Thanks in advance.


CyndiM
04-17-2011, 03:32 PM
:welcome3: to the Beach

From the Phase 1 Food list (http://www.3fatchicks.com/forum/sbd-frequently-asked-questions/141376-phase-i-foods-revised-may-2008-a.html):
FATS/OILS

Up to 2 Tbsp. of the following fats or oils are allowed daily.
Monounsaturated oils are particularly recommended.

Monounsaturated Oils
canola
olive (particularly extra-virgin)

(Polyunsaturated Oils or a blend of Monounsaturated and Polyunsaturated
Corn
Flaxseed
Grapeseed
Peanut
Safflower
Sesame
Soybean
Sunflower
Other Fat Choices:
Avocado - 1/3 whole = 1 TBS oil
Guacamole - 1/2 cup = 1 TBS oil
Margarine - Trans Fat Free 2 TBS
Mayonnaise - Regular - 1 TBS
Mayonnaise - Low Fat - 2 TBS (avoid varieties made with high fructose corn syrup)
Olives (Green or Ripe) 15 = 1/2 TBS oil
Salad Dressing - 2 TBS. Use those that contain 3 grams of sugar or less per 2 TBS. Best choices contain canola or olive oil. Low carb salad dressings may also be used if they meet these guidelines.
TRANS FAT FREE Spreads 2 TBSP.

anna78
04-17-2011, 03:43 PM
Okay! Now I see it. I over looked that part of the list. Thank you so much.