The SOUTH BEACH DIET is a healthy way of eating; it is a fast-weight-loss diet and part a calorie-restricted, portion-controlled long-term diet. The diet is a balance of good carbs, lean protein and healthy fats makes it a nutrient-dense, fiber-rich diet that you can follow for a lifetime of healthy eating. The SOUTH BEACH DIET emphasizes on benefits of fiber and whole grains and encourages you to include lots of fruits and vegetables in your eating plan. It also recommends regular exercise, which will boost your metabolism and help prevent weight-loss plateaus. The SOUTH BEACH DIET has three phases: All phases of the diet allow for three meals, two snacks and a dessert. There's no calorie counting – just eating until satisfaction, but by avoiding overeating. The benefit of the diet is its initial rapid and significant weight loss of 8 to 13 pounds in the two-week period, most of the weight will be shed from midsection, & in next phase it will be up to 1 to 2 pounds a week.