South Beach Diet - Fatigue

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05-30-2012, 10:18 PM
Ihave been on SB for one week now, and I find myself sooooo tired and achy, plus headachy. Could this have something to do with what I'm eating/or not eating? :?:

05-31-2012, 07:36 AM
First of all :welcome: back. I see you have been away for a while.

Have you read the South Beach book? The Super-Charged version has a new food list which is posted in the FAQ above. You may not be eating enough and are suffering from carb or caffeine withdrawal.

Please post a typical day's menu so we can check it out. You may be missing some dairy or good carbs.

05-31-2012, 03:36 PM
Thanks Ruth, I did read the book, but cannot fine the supercharged list you referred to. Can you help?


05-31-2012, 04:07 PM
Sorry! Here it is.

05-31-2012, 05:57 PM
Absolutely! Try googling south beach flu and you'll find lots about it. I thought beans helped. You should get over it soon :)

06-01-2012, 11:45 AM
I have heard about withdrawal from sugar and things like that. I looked into the maker's diet a while back, it is similar in many aspects to the phase 1 of sbd and he mentioned that the first week or so you may feel drained and have headaches, assumingly because your blood sugar is righting itself.

06-01-2012, 12:28 PM
Thanks for all the input! I did lose 8 lbs. this week! YAY!