In article <jm2rgg$9is$[email protected]>, "Julie Bove" <[email protected]>
> I know it seems rather old hat now. I had heard of this diet but didn't pay
> much attention to it. I had thought it was 40% carbs and the rest fat and
> protein but apparently not.
> Anyway... Angela saw the gastroenterologist today and he said she must be
> on Atkins or South Beach but that South Beach would be easier to follow.
> Had a hard time finding the books. Went to three stores before we found
> them although I did find what seems to be a new hardbound book about South
> Beach. It isn't the diet proper but it did have sections about kids and for
> parents and diet in general so I thought I should read it too.
> We bought the paperbacks of the basic diet and the newer diet and Angela
> found a book about dining out. Since we were going to go out to eat and
> since we hadn't a clue what she should eat, we bought it. Panera Bread was
> listed so we went there. We have a new one with a drive through. We tried
> to order one of the sandwiches that was listed in the book only to find
> there is no such thing. So we ordered the closest thing to that, that
> didn't have almonds in it since she can't have them.
> I still need to read the books but that will take a while. In the meantime,
> I am confused. For instance, why is the whole grain bread allowed at
> Panera? The pieces of bread looked pretty big.
when was the book published?