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ANARIE Posts: 12,464
9/17/11 5:03 P

Also, be aware that no hospital in either Birmingham, Alabama or Birmingham, England has any connection to the diet. It's one of those urban legends-- somebody just made it up, and nobody knows how the name "Birmingham" got attached. It was NOT invented for cardiac patients in any real hospital.

REDSHOES2011 SparkPoints: (35,936)
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9/17/11 12:54 A

Agree with Becky,

Use sparks people nutrition plan- it is safe middle of the road advice..
Keep the composition true- find alternatives if there is something you dislike eating.. Keep the structure true..
Weigh and measure food so you know your getting enough and also avoid short changing yourself..
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DIETITIANBECKY Posts: 26,658
9/15/11 7:28 P

This is just another crazy weight loss diet.
You eat a very restricted diet for 3 days, lose some weight, mostly water.
Then eat more normally for 4 days.
Then repeat.

SP Registered Dietitian Becky



JAIMIESTRIPLING SparkPoints: (0)
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9/15/11 4:16 P

I know it was created for, but I'm seeing average people using it as their diet plan

LUANN_IN_PA Posts: 16,196
9/15/11 3:39 P

When is your heart surgery?
I am sure your cardiologist will give you more information....

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9/15/11 3:26 P

Has anyone tried this? Success or failure stories wanted

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