The Fast Diet (The Original 5:2 Diet: Revised and Updated)

The Fast Diet (The Original 5:2 Diet: Revised and Updated) : New Research, New Recipes

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Is it possible to eat well, most of the time, and get slimmer and healthier as you do it? With The Fast Diet it is. Dr Mosley's Fast Diet has become the health phenomenon of our times. And for good reason. This radical approach to weight loss really is as simple as it sounds. You eat normally for five days a week, then for just two days you cut your calorie intake (600 for men, 500 for women). In this fully revised edition, Michael Mosley introduces the science behind the diet, with exciting new research into the wider health benefits of intermittent fasting - including studies on asthma, eczema and diabetes. Mimi Spencer, award-winning food and fashion writer, then explains how to incorporate fasting into your daily life, with a wealth of new detail on the psychology of successful dieting. She presents a range of enticing new recipes, along with an easy Fast Diet shopping list and a user-friendly calorie counter to help you sail through your Fast Days. Whether you're a committed faster or a new recruit to the Fast Diet, this revised edition is a must.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 22mm | 907.18g
  • Short Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 1780722370
  • 9781780722375
  • 554

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"The most popular diet this century." -- Daily Telegraph "The diet that has made even the sceptics sit up and listen." -- Sainsbury's Magazine "The biggest diet revolution since the Atkins" --Daily Mail "The only diet you'll ever need" --Mail on Sunday "The diet that works" --Radio Times "The year's most talked about weight-loss trend" --Daily Express "Intermittent fasting is ideal for those of us who can just about manage to be good, but lack the long-distance rigour of saints" --Allison Pearson "The scientific evidence that Intermittent Fasting can have numerous health benefits is strong" --Professor Mark Mattson, National Institute on Aging "A modern phenomenon...it sometimes seems as if every other person you meet is following the Fast Diet" --The Guardianshow more

About Michael Mosley

Dr Michael Mosley is a British journalist, scientist, producer and TV presenter. Mimi Spencer is a feature-writer and columnist for publications including the Mail and the Evening Standard.show more

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