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Eat, Fast and Live Longer. The 5-2 Diet. Putting It All Together. For Under 500 Calories a Day.

It sounds to good to be true. Eat whatever you like, within reason, five days a week. Drastically restrict your calories to just a quarter of your recommended daily intake for the remaining two non consecutive days a week. Feasting … Continue reading

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Eat, Fast and Live Longer. 5-2 Diet Recipe Ideas Under 400 Calories.

Here is the fourth instalment of my 5-2 diet recipe ideas by calorie count category. Each image in the picture gallery represents a recipe that carries an energy count between 300 and 400 calories per serve. Given the only meal I … Continue reading

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Eat, Fast and Live Longer. 5-2 Diet Recipe Ideas Under 300 Calories.

The key to a successful fast day? Healthy meals that pack a flavour punch. The perfect plate? Seasonal. Prepared from scratch. Low in fat and carbohydrate. Includes a moderate amount of lean protein. Jam-packed with vegetables, herbs and spices.  Vibrant. Colourful. Full … Continue reading

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Eat, Fast And Live Longer. 5-2 Diet Recipe Ideas Under 200 Calories.

All of the recipes in the gallery above are between 100 and 200 calories per serve. Ranging from traditional brunch offerings of smoothies, compote and eggs to more substantial soups and salads. On occasion I have made three selections from … Continue reading

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Eat, Fast and Live Longer. 5-2 Diet Recipe Ideas Under 100 Calories.

In March 2013 I embarked on the 5-2 diet after viewing Michael Mosley’s inspirational documentary Eat, Fast and Live Longer. Here is how the diet works. Fast for two non-consecutive days each week. Eat normally for five days and consume no … Continue reading

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