5:2 Fast Diet


Based on Dr. Michael Mosley's Fast Diet/5:2 Diet

(Beeb's food tips)

 Foods you can have

Breads, Grains, Cereals, Pasta, Rice
Meat and Fish
Fruit and Fruit Juices
Vegetables and Legumes (e.g. Beans)
Dairy Products - Milk, Cheese, etc
Eggs and Egg Substitutes
Nuts and Seeds
Fats and Oils
Herbs, Spices, Sauces
Others, Snacks, Sweets, etc

Not OK

 How To Follow 5:2 Fast Diet:

Eat what you want for 5 days and eat very low calorie for 2 days a week. 500 calories for women, 600 calories for men on the low calorie days. No calorie restrictions on regular calorie days.
  by member Beeb
member since: 21 Apr 10

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Recent Recipes

FatSecret members recently rated these recipes for 5:2 Fast Diet:
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Chickpea and Couscous Salad
This combination of flavors makes for a light summery salad.
cals: 175kcal | fat: 5.53g | carbs: 27.48g | prot: 5.25g
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Banana-Chocolate Breakfast Muffins
Vegan, gluten free and low in sugar.
cals: 80kcal | fat: 2.25g | carbs: 15.19g | prot: 1.86g
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Balletjes in Tomatensaus
Lekker en gezond alternatief voor balletjes in tomatensaus.
cals: 469kcal | fat: 17.35g | carbs: 55.00g | prot: 27.95g
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Spicy Zucchini Soup
Spicy food lovers will absolutely adore this stylish zucchini soup.
cals: 112kcal | fat: 7.43g | carbs: 10.89g | prot: 3.39g
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Shirataki Noodle Soup
Light, flavorful and delicious. Ultra low carb and low calorie.
cals: 36kcal | fat: 0.05g | carbs: 7.10g | prot: 3.23g
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Beeb's top tips

1.Eat regular meals for 5 out of 7 days
2.Eat very low calorie meals, 500 calories for women/600 calories for men 2 days a week, not consecutively. This creates a fast for 2 days, which besides it's many health benefits helps in weight loss.
3.Eats lots of low cal veggies and lean protein on the very low calorie days.
4.Eat regular meals on regular calories days but still be mindful of calories. No need to count calories on this day but just don't over eat.
5.Read Dr. Michael Mosley's Fast Diet for all the info and recipes for this diet.

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Started in UK and now available in the USA

  Why choose "5:2 Fast Diet"?
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 Improves mood and outlook
 Reduces the risks of diet-related diseases
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