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Have you used the South Beach diet?

The beginning looks tough but does it get easier and were you successful and did the weight stay off? I need something that is a life style change.

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Asked by Librarylady60 at 9:20 AM on Jan. 19, 2011 in Diet & Fitness

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  • Nope...quick "fixes" never work.

    Answer by mainemusicmaker at 9:22 AM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • I did lo-carb before South Beach came into existence; some of the same principles involved and yes, it did work ... it worked wonders, actually. Neither are quick fixes as the PP states; these are healthy, lifestyle changes.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:34 AM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • Never tried it. Good Luck though =)

    Answer by sstepph at 10:06 AM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • I don't do "diets" but South Beach does have various phases including a phase for your entire lifetime. So it can be a healthy way to eat if you stick with that phase. I think the phase 1 can be too harsh though. While I don't follow the diet myself I have copied and tried recipes from several of their cookbooks. As a diabetic I love some of the lower carb recipes. The Jicama "hash browns" are a yummy lower carb alternative!

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 1:35 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • I haven't. GL.

    Answer by ethans_momma06 at 2:03 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • I have never tried this but good luck to you. I hope you like it.

    Answer by Peajewel at 5:56 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • no, but good luck

    Answer by asil at 7:22 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • I did, but like any diet it's hard to stick to

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 8:34 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • no no no

    Answer by ChanQ at 2:21 AM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • No

    Answer by cleanaturalady at 9:33 AM on Jan. 20, 2011

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