The South Beach Diet line of frozen meals featured ready-made low-carb foods and portion sizes based on the popular South Beach Diet plan. In 2009, Kraft Foods, which had a license to produce South Beach Diet frozen meals, discontinued the products. The Home Shopping Network featured a 6-pack of South Beach Diet frozen entrées, an item which is out of stock as of 2014.Know More
South Beach Diet meals prepared by chefs are available for home delivery, as of 2014. These home delivered meals are based on the three phases of the diet plan. Upon delivery, the meals are ready to eat within minutes. Prepared meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner, which are ordered by diet phase. For instance, a dieter on phase 1 selects meals that align with the beginning part of the plan. Phase 1 lasts for 14 days and is designed to eliminate cravings for foods containing sugar and starches. Prepared meals include dishes made with eggs, chicken, beans, steak, fish and vegetables. Meals in phase one are designed to help dieters lose up to 10 pounds.
There are a variety of South Beach Diet plan snack bars and smoothies available for purchase online and in shops. Diet bars are designed to be a low-calorie snack to eat between diet meals.Learn more in Grocery
The South Beach Diet is a weight-loss diet that emphasizes foods rich in fiber and nutrients and aims to reduce cravings, attain weight loss and maintain a healthy weight for, according to WebMD. The key to losing weight is choosing the right carbohydrates and the right fats, according to cardiologist Arthur Agatston, author of The South Beach Diet.Full Answer >
According to the Mayo Clinic, the South Beach Diet is considered healthy for people with good underlying health, as long as it is followed properly. A U.S. News & World Report survey of expert reviews rated the diet's safety as 3.4 out of 5. The same review concluded that South Beach Diet is considered unhealthy for children, pregnant women and individuals with kidney problems.Full Answer >
The South Beach Diet works because it emphasizes eating healthy low-carb foods that lower cholesterol. Food choices include lean protein, fish, vegetables, low-fat dairy, nuts and whole grains. According to U.S. News and World Report, research shows that the South Beach Diet successfully helps people lose weight in the short-term. On average, people lose 1 to 2 pounds a week while on the diet.Full Answer >
The South Beach Diet emphasizes replacing bad carbs and bad fats with good carbs and good fats. According to WebMD, it is a healthy approach to losing weight and a relatively-safe dietary regimen. However, some medical and nutritional experts question its effectiveness or the validity of some of its claims.Full Answer >