The South Beach Diet

The South Beach Diet, developed by cardiologist Arthur Agatston, is based on the assumption that Americans love carbohydrates. In fact, the induction phase of two weeks in which there are practically these foods, is designed to reduce cravings for food, and that this is kept low for to long theta. During the first two weeks did not allow the consumption of bread, cereals, fruits, potatoes, rice, pasta, beets, carrots, or corn. And then, most of these foods are severely restricted, and can not consume beer, wine or liquor during the first fourteen days.

Why? According to South Beach theory, highly refined carbohydrates are digested too quickly, to which both raises levels of insulin (the hormone responsible for processing the sugar). When these carbohydrates are depleted, high insulin levels make a person feel like eating certain foods, most of all carbohydrates. The goal is to break this cycle of consumption of carbohydrates and make you want less and corner better.

Actually, these two diets, the Atkins and South Beach, with several phases of induction, followed by eating plan long term. The differences between the two lies in two areas: fats and carbohydrates. The South Beach diet bans unhealthy fats and promotes healthy, and does not count grams of carbohydrates. Additionally, it examines how much sugar is in each carbohydrate. The low glycemic carbohydrates-those who have a low glycemic index and keep blood sugar levels in the blood rise and fall quickly, are good.

What I like
- Depue of the initial phase, it is a balanced diet that is highly restricted.
- It is not based on high levels of saturated fats.
- No account of fat or calories.
- Eat regular meals and snacks.

What I do not, like
- It is very difficult for people who are accustomed to consuming high amounts of carbohydrates.
- Can be costly in terms of time and money.
- It is not permanent, so that many people return to their old eating habits and increase the lost books.