The original bestseller, revised with new guidelines for 800 calories a day.
The 5:2 diet is now firmly established as a highly effective and popular way to lose weight. It allows you to change your life for the better by dieting for just 2 days a week. You will live longer, lose weight and feel great by reducing your calorie intake for a limited period each week. The rest of the time you can eat normally, dine out and even have treats.
New research now suggests that sticking to 800 calories a day - rather than the 500-600 calories previously recommended - can help people lose weight successfully.
But what to eat on a fasting day? Bored with omelettes or ham salads? Want something quick and easy but don't know what? Look no further. With over 100 calorie-counted recipes specially designed for anyone who is fasting, it couldn't be easier to put the 5:2 diet into practice. All the recipes are delicious, so fasting need not be a chore.
Includes: 4-week fast day meal planner; calorie counter; 15 ideas for 150 calorie snacks; 50 ideas for 100 calorie snacks; 50 ideas for 50 calorie snacks; 10 ideas for guilt-free snacks, plus tips and techniques on mastering portion control, good nutrition, and keeping up your 5:2 eating plan for life.
Angela Dowden RNutr is a UK Registered Nutritionist and freelance health writer/author with over 20 years expertise writing for national newspapers and magazines including several years as a columnist at both WOMAN and Woman's Own. Her nutrition philosophy is that one size doesn't fit all, and that a healthy diet should be fad-free and tasty.