I Actually had a lady not too long ago ask me when i was Due. Im not pregnant. I just started the south beach diet, but im not 100% sure im doing it right. There are so many things out there, i dont know what i can have. Is there an easy way to figuer it out?
Before you start, please buy or borrow the book and read it thoroughly so you understand this lifestyle. There is also a wealth of information in the FAQ stickies. There's lots of information and support in this Forum so post away!
On Phase 1 no breads,pastas, potatoes or "sweets".. On Phase 2 you can introduce back in Whole grains like Whole wheat bread and pasta and fruits. The focus is on eating Whole Foods... We try to stay away from processed foods and "white" foods
Everyones different.. some see maybe 1- 4 pounds, some see 5-10...
Yes, it's normal.. Also you may feel a little weak, tired, crabby or headachy..that's all normal too.. We recommend dairy and legumes to help you over the hump. And add some SF fiber like metamucil or benefiber to your diet.