The South Beach diet is low-carb type of diet that was designed specifically for weight loss and heart health. The company behind South Beach claims that most people will lose in between 8 and 16 pounds within the first few weeks of following this diet. The results vary depending on how strictly you follow the diet but if you commit and make an effort to follow the guidelines you will undoubtedly lose weight.
The diet is based on consuming more protein and reducing the amount of carbs in your diet. For instance, you will eat a lot of vegetables, diary products, fish, eggs, and lean protein such as chicken, turkey, and beef. The South Beach diet is excellent for people who enjoy eating meat and want to lose weight at the same time. The diet is divided into three phases, the first phase being the most strict, and the last phase allowing you to more freedom to choose what you would like to eat. The first phase is tough but it helps people get used to the idea of eating food products that drastically promote weight loss while cutting back on regular eating habits. In fact, during the first phase, you will likely lose a significant amount of weight.