South Beach Diet

>> Tuesday, December 2, 2008

South beach diet is a diet method, which begins in Miami, Florida by cardiologist or heart doctor named Arthur Agatston which emphasizes the consumption of carbohydrate and fat well. Dr. Agatston developed this diet for the original program settings for the patient to reduce the risk of heart disease.

Dr. Agatston believes that the consumption of carbohydrates called bad, the carbohydrate that is quickly absorbed body found in foods that have a high level glycemic, make someone become insulin resistant, which can lead to insulin does not process the fat and sugar is perfect. Dr. Agatston son also believes that excess consumption of bad fats such as saturated fat and trans fat will increase the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Eating patterns
The process of South Beach diet in general is divided into three phases. The first phase is the phase that most strict. This stage lasts for about 2 weeks. In the first phase of the South Beach Diet will try to eliminate the immune insulin with you to restrict your eating only foods that have a low level glycemic and avoid foods such as candy, bread, potatoes, fruits, cereals and flour. In this phase out. agatston said that the body will return to normal and begin to use the excess fat in the body. This process will lower your body weight up to about 6kg in 2 weeks.

Phase I
In the first two weeks you can only eat a normal size from meat, fish, vegetables, eggs, cheese and nuts. You eat three times a day plus a snack. After this phase you will not crave sugar anymore.

The benefits obtained are: the desire to eat sweet snack and other carbohydrates, improve the body's ability to process sugar and starch with the good. Start to improve the blood sugar, insulin and cholesterol in the blood.

That can not be eaten: candy, cake, pastry, ice cream, sugar, bread, rice, potatoes, pasta, fruit, fruit juice, beer or other alcoholic beverages.

That can be eaten: I fed beef, sirloin, tenderloin, chicken breasts, turkey breasts, fish and shellfish, a large amount of vegetables, eggs, cheese, beer, wine, yoghurt and low fat, nuts, olive oil, canola oil, peanut oil, tea and coffee without sugar

Phase II
In phase two of this long is necessary to achieve our body weight is ideal, and if we violate the weight of rising again, allowed to return to phase 1 for while. In phase two of this is allowed to consume carbohydrates like red rice, wheat and fruit.

Benefits: continue to improve the rate of cholesterol by increasing the rate cholesterol good HDL and bad LDL cholesterol lowering and Triglyceride and by increasing the size of LDL particles. Also, our body will be properly processed carbohydrates eaten, because the carbohydrate we eat well and in the right amount.

The additional food is allowed: carbohydrate selected with great wisdom and the portion is, for example, red rice, pasta and bread wheat, cereals rich in fiber, fruit such as melon and give. Black and brown.

Phase III
Phase 3 is the phase of the lifetime, if the weight began to rise, be allowed to return to the phase 1. The objectives of the phase 3 is to maintain weight that has been owned.

Benefits: to keep the risk of diabetes and heart disease remains low.

The additional food is allowed food in normal portions reasonable, and while considering some basic rules South Beach Diet.

With this diet you can eat in the end in accordance with the taste and maintain your weight, you will not get the effect of the yoyo weight fluctuates, the advantages are short, the time needed for the first phase, and the second phase will be easier to done after the first phase. In the third phase you can eat your favorite foods with a normal portion.

This diet can lower blood pressure, cholesterol, the risk of heart attack, cancer and other chronic diseases. This is because the diet because of this oil-rich fish, fiber and antioxidants.

That can make you fail
You too pleased with the decrease in weight that occurred in the first phase, so decided to extend the first phase, and then you start bored and start eating foods such as fudge candy, sweet chocolate, milk, kripik and others, you can also fail because of difficulties to comply strict diet in the first phase.


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