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The South Beach Plan: A Healthier Alternative to the Atkins Plan

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Overall this is a reasonable plan that emphasizes healthy eating patterns that start as a diet and become a lifestyle over time. This is important for being able to maintain weight loss and enjoy the quality of life.

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“Dr. Dae" (pronounced Dr. Day) Daemon Jones is a Naturopathic Physician who treats the whole person using safe and effective combinations of traditional and natural methods to produce optimal health and well-being in the lives of her patients.

Reviewed December 14, 2011
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

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What we liked about this diet from the start is the idea that it is a life change, not just another fad diet.
It seems South Beach Diet Phase 1 is the most difficult and once through that the diet teaches long term healthy eating.

December 28, 2011 - 7:24pm
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