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The 5:2 Diet

The 5:2 Diet

The 5:2 Diet, also known as the Fast Diet, was popularized by British journalist Michael Mosley.

This type of intermittent fasting involves eating normally 5 days of the week and then restricting your calorie intake to 500 (women) and 600 (men) for 2 days of your choosing.

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Intermittent fasting is based on the idea that when you reduce your calorie intake for limited stretches of time, your body will use its stored fat for energy. Intermittent fasting has many health benefits, including losing weight.

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Popular regimens of fasting:

  • The 5:2 Pattern: restrict your calorie intake for two days per week (500 calories per day for women and 600 for men).
  • The 6:1 Pattern: similar to the 5:2, but there’s only one day of reduced calorie intake instead of two.
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Restricting one’s food intake forces the body to start burning stored fat, but complete fasting is not recommended by Scientists, who advise on intermittent fasting, where only 500 to 800 calories are consumed for 2 days in a week, with the rest of the days on a normal diet.

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