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Basic 5:2 info and Dislaimer (Please read)

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I am a average, food obsessed home cook that loves to eat but *tries* to have a varied and mostly healthy diet. I am not a professional. I am not giving any advice. This blog is meant to share and chronicle my food and fitness life. If you find inspiration in it then I am very happy. I’m not endorsed by any person or company, and nor do I endorse any person or company. It’s always a good idea to check with your doctor before you start any diet.

Basic info about the 5:2 Diet

  • With the 5:2 diet, you can eat whatever you like five days a week — so-called feeding days. On the two “fasting days” you eat 500 calories if you are a woman, or 600 calories if you are a man.
  • Space you fasting days out on two non-consecutive days.
  • On fasting days, you can have your 500 (women) or 600 (men) calories all in one meal or spread over (toast! hahah no I'm just kidding) several meals
  • On feeding days, you should stay to your typical diet or eat what you feel like

Good articles about the 5:2 diet:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/lifestyle/9480451/The-52-diet-can-it-help-you-lose-weight-and-live-longer.html
http://www.greatbritishchefs.com/community/fast-diet-5-2-ultimate-foodie-diet

Good luck!

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