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8/29/11 9:39 P

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It gets easier after you get into a routine.

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8/29/11 8:32 P

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Thats what I would like to do. I have to work really hard though. I love all the bad stuff... potatoes, rice and pasta but I can do without. I still want to eat 100% whole wheat bread and low carb tortillas and just stick with protein, fruits, veggies, and beans. I hope I can stick with it!

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MORTICIAADDAMS's Photo MORTICIAADDAMS Posts: 84,897
8/29/11 8:20 P

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Basically you just modify the diet to suit your own needs. I have hypoglycemia so I have to monitor carbs and calories even though it is not required on South Beach. I eat lots of veggies and fruit and some beans but very little grains as many of them trigger me. I have to concentrate more on low carb dairy than low fat and I keep my carb level closer to a phase one than phase 2. I eat mostly fresh food and don't eat a lot of processed foods. And I don't worry about fat intake as much though I do eat mostly healthy fats.

-American consumers have no problem with carcinogens, but they will not purchase any product, including floor wax, that has fat in it. - Dave Barry
-My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four; unless there are three other people. - Orson Welles
-The food here is terrible, and the portions are too small. - Woody Allen

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8/29/11 5:16 P

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What is the modified south beach diet? I would love some info on it. Thanks!

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MORTICIAADDAMS's Photo MORTICIAADDAMS Posts: 84,897
8/29/11 4:27 P

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Welcome to the team. You might be a candidate for a modified South Beach diet. It is not real low carb like Atkins but still reasonable.

-American consumers have no problem with carcinogens, but they will not purchase any product, including floor wax, that has fat in it. - Dave Barry
-My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four; unless there are three other people. - Orson Welles
-The food here is terrible, and the portions are too small. - Woody Allen

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Co-Leader "South Beach Diet"
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8/28/11 7:09 P

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Thanks! Hopefully I can learn some good stuff in here. :)

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8/28/11 4:38 P

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8/28/11 1:01 P

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emoticon I'm fairly new to the team also and have already made some good changes!

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8/27/11 11:13 P

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Just started here today. I am hoping to create a new lower carb lifestyle for myself. I tried the atkin's diet once and lost 50lbs, but then I started eating carbs again and gained it all back. I am hoping this time around it will be a less drastic change and something I can stick with.
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