South Beach Diet Products FAQs

 

How do the South Beach Diet products fit into the South Beach Diet plan?


South Beach Diet products are a convenient way to make strategic snacking™ a part of your day. Simply put, this means eating well-timed snacks that will keep you energized and satisfied when you’re on the go and help to keep you from making bad snack choices. And, when you don’t have time to prepare breakfast, lunch, or dinner, South Beach Diet Meal Bars can be eaten when you’re on the run.
 
 

When should I use the South Beach products?


Use South Beach Diet products as a convenient midmorning or late afternoon snack. South Beach Diet Meal Bars can also be eaten when you’re on the run and don’t have time to prepare breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
 

Do the bars and/or Snack Smoothies count as a meal or a snack?

We are very excited to have you try each of our South Beach Diet products. The bars come in a variety of types and flavors specifically designed to help you meet your snacking and eating on-the-run needs.
 
The Meal Bars offer balanced nutrition and are high in protein and fiber. While whole foods are always the best choice for a meal, South Beach Diet Meal Bars keep you feeling full and satisfied when eating a meal on the run. And, they contain no artificial flavors, sweeteners, or sugar alcohols.
 
The 100-Calorie Snack Bars help you curb your cravings. They’re part of our strategic snacking™ plan to help keep you on track when you’re on the go. They taste delicious and are a good source of protein and fiber and contain no artificial flavors, sweeteners, or sugar alcohols.
 

Our 100-Calorie Snack Smoothies are a rich and creamy snack that helps keep you full without weighing you down. They are packed with protein and fiber with a delicious, fruity taste. Snack Smoothies are made with natural sweeteners like Monk Fruit Extract and contain no artificial flavors or sweeteners. They contain 45% less sugar than the leading weight loss shake.

South Beach Diet Smoothie: 8g sugar per 8 fl. oz. vs. leading weight loss shake: 18g sugar per 10 fl. oz.
 
Good to Go Cereal Bars are a delicious and wholesome snack option. They are perfect when you’re hungry for a snack that is crunchy and sweet. They’re part of our strategic snacking™ plan to help you avoid empty calories. They taste delicious and are a good source of protein and fiber and contain no artificial flavors, sweeteners, or sugar alcohols. You can find these in the Cereal Aisle.
 
Good to Go Extra Fiber Bars are the perfect snack to keep you energized and satisfied when you’re on the run. They are chewy, delicious, and packed with fiber and protein, and contain no artificial flavors, sweeteners, or sugar alcohols. You can find these in the Cereal Aisle.
 
Good to Go Gluten Free Bars are delicious, chewy snacks, and are packed with protein and fiber. All South Beach Diet Gluten Free Bars are certified gluten-free and contain no artificial flavors, sweeteners, or sugar alcohols.
 
Sweet Delights are packed with crunchy, natural soy nuts, sunflower seeds and read dark chocolate. South Beach Diet Sweet Delights™ have just 100 tasty, little calories to help you curb your cravings.
 
 
 

How often may I have a South Beach Diet Bar, Snack or Snack Smoothie?

Use South Beach Diet Bars, Snacks and Snack Smoothies as convenient midmorning or late afternoon snacks. South Beach Diet Meal Bars can also be eaten when you’re on the run and don’t have time to prepare breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
 

If you’re following the South Beach Diet plan, the South Beach Diet products are not mandatory, but can be enjoyed as a convenient snack or meal alternative during Phases 2 and 3. While the best choice is always whole food, we realize that our busy schedules often don’t allow time to prepare meals or snacks. Remember: you should never skip breakfast.

 
The South Beach Diet plan encourages “strategic snacking™” once in the morning and once in the afternoon to help you stay satisfied and avoid empty calorie choices.
 
 
 

On which Phase(s) of the South Beach Diet are the products allowed?

All of the new South Beach Diet products are allowed on Phases 2 and 3.
 
 
 

Do I have to include the South Beach Diet products in my diet plan to be successful?

The best choice for a healthy meal or a healthy snack is always whole food. But, sometimes our schedules are just too busy and we don’t have time to prepare a meal or snack. While South Beach Diet products are not a mandatory part of the diet, they are designed to provide you with convenient options. Plus, the South Beach Diet plan encourages “strategic snacking,™” which meals eating well-timed snacks in the morning and the afternoon to help keep you energized and satisfied. The products are a convenient way to plan ahead and snack strategically so that you aren’t tempted by unhealthy fast foods and empty-calorie snacks.

How do I count these products toward my meal plan? (Are they considered Sweet Treats, snacks, or desserts?)


If you’re on the South Beach Diet, the 100-Calorie Snack Bars, 100-Calorie Snack Smoothies, Good to Go Bars and Sweet Delights can be eaten as a dessert or snack during Phases 2 and 3. The Meal Bars can substitute for a breakfast, lunch, or dinner when you’re on the go.
 
 
 

How can I incorporate the South Beach Diet products into my everyday eating plan?


The best choice for a healthy meal or healthy snack is always whole food. But, sometimes our schedules are just too busy and we don’t have time to prepare a meal or snack. While the South Beach Diet products are not a mandatory part of the South Beach Diet, they are designed to provide you with convenient options. The South Beach Diet plan encourages “strategic snacking,™” which means eating well-time snacks in the morning and the afternoon. Our products are a convenient way to snack strategically so that you aren’t tempted by unhealthy fast foods and empty-calorie snacks.
 
 
 

Do these products meet the nutrition principles of the South Beach Diet?


Yes. Our products contain no artificial flavors or sweeteners and can be eaten during Phases 2 and 3. All of our bars and Snack Smoothies contain good sources of protein and fiber.
 
 

How can these products help me lose weight?


South Beach Diet products are a convenient way to make strategic snacking™ a part of your day. This means eating well-timed snacks that will keep you energized and satisfied so you’re less likely to be tempted by unhealthy fast food, empty-calorie snacks, or over-eat at your next meal.
 
 
 

How are these bars different from the previous South Beach Diet bars?


The new South Beach Diet Bars do not contain any artificial flavors, sweeteners, or sugar alcohols. Some of the bars contain more protein and fiber. Plus, we think you will find the new bars more delicious than ever.
 
 
 

Do these products contain any food allergens of which I should be aware?


Allergen information is provided on all packages or you can click here for more information.
 
 
 

Are the products gluten free?


Good to Go Gluten Free Bars are certified gluten-free. At this point no one really knows the number of people who may be gluten sensitive. Many people report non-specific symptoms consistent with gluten intolerance. The gluten-free bars are a great option for people with a gluten intolerance. All of our other products are not certified gluten-free, but many do not contain high levels of gluten.
 
 
 

Are the products high in sodium?


Each of the products contains varying amounts of sodium. For the nutrient content of each of the products, click here.
 
 
 

Are the products a good source of any specific nutrients?


South Beach Diet products have been specifically formulated with nutrients, including good sources of protein and fiber, to help keep you feeling full and satisfied. For the nutrient content of each of the products, click here.
 
 
 

Are the products fortified with essential vitamins and nutrients?


Our Meal Bars and Good to Go Bars are fortified with vitamins and minerals. For the nutrient content for each of the products, click here.
 
 
 

How many calories are in each product?


South Beach Diet Meal Bars are 180 calories, Snack Bars are 100 calories, Snack Smoothies are 100 calories, Good to Go Bars range from 120 to 140 calories and Sweet Delights are 100 calories.
 
 
 

What is the carbohydrate content of the products?


For the complete nutrient content for each of our products, click here.
 
 
 

Are the products vegan-friendly?


All of the products contain a source of milk and some contain sources of both milk and egg.
 
 

Are the products Kosher?


All of the bars and Sweet Delights are Kosher.
 
 

Are these products organic?


While our products are manufactured with wholesome ingredients and do not contain artificial flavors, sweeteners, or sugar alcohols, they are not certified organic.
 
 

Do the products contain sugar substitutes?


South Beach Diet products do not contain any artificial sweeteners or sugar alcohols.

 

Do these products contain trans fats?


South Beach Diet products do not contain trans fats.
 
 

Do the products contain nuts or soy?


Some of the products contain soy, some nuts, and some have both. All are manufactured in facilities that use both nuts and soy. Allergen information is provided on all packages or you can click here for more information.

 


How many grams of protein and fiber do the products contain per serving?


For the nutrient content for each of our products, click here.

 

Where can I buy the South Beach Diet products? Are they available online?


South Beach Diet products are available nationwide at most food, drug, and mass merchandise stores. Click here for a current list of stores that carry South Beach Diet products. If you are looking for any South Beach Diet products and can’t find them, please speak with the store manager and ask to have them ordered for you.


How much do they cost?


Retail prices are set by individual stores, and therefore vary by chain. Look for South Beach Diet products in your favorite local food, drug and mass merchandise stores.
 
 

Are there going to be more flavors or other products offered in the future?


Yes, we’re already working on ideas for both new bar flavors and other products. If you have any ideas that you’d like to share with us, we’d love to hear from you. “Like us” on Facebook at facebook.com/southbeachdiet and tell us your ideas.

 

Where can I find South Beach Diet frozen meals and other food products?


New South Beach Diet foods and products are currently being reimagined and developed and will be offered in the near future.

Where are the products manufactured?


South Beach Diet products are manufactured in the United States and Canada.
 
 

Are the ingredients from the United States?


While the majority of our ingredients are produced in the US, we do source some ingredients from other parts of the world. We apply the same stringent quality standards to all our ingredients regardless of the source.

 

What should I do if there is a bar or snack missing from the package?


Please send us a proof of purchase and we will gladly replace your missing bar or snack. Send it along with a product description (for example, Peanut Butter Snack Bars), the lot number, and the expiration date to: South Beach Diet Corp., 24311 Walden Center Dr., Suite 200, Bonita Springs, FL 34134

 

What should I do if there’s something wrong with one of the products?


We are very sorry to hear about your experience. We at South Beach Diet produce all of our products to the highest quality level. Please return the defective product, if you have it, so that we can perform a quality investigation. Call us at 877-303-7696 and prove your name and address, the product type (for example, Chocolate Peanut Butter Meal Bars), the lot number and expiration date (found on the package flap by the words, “Best If Used By”) and we will send you a postage paid envelope for sending the product, along with your receipt, if you still have it.


What are the available flavors?


Click here to see all of our available flavors.

 

Can children eat the South Beach Diet products?


Yes, they are great tasting and contain no artificial flavors or sweeteners. Please note, however, that the bars are not meal substitutes for children. Children’s meals should comply with USDA recommended nutrition for children. Also note that the Sweet Delights Chocolate Covered Sunflower Seeds and Soynuts are very small and could become choking hazards if given to young children.
 

Are these products safe for pregnant women and nursing mothers?


Pregnant and nursing mothers should eat a balanced diet in accordance with the advice from their doctor. South Beach Diet products contain no artificial flavors, sweeteners, or sugar alcohols and contain good sources of protein and fiber.
 

Do you recommend these products for diabetics?


The South Beach Diet products are a good source of protein and fiber and contain 8 grams of sugar or less, depending on which product you choose. However, if you have diabetes or any other health condition that may require dietary restrictions, check with your doctor first.


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