The 5:2 Cookbook: 100 Recipes for Fasting

The 5:2 Cookbook: 100 Recipes for Fasting

by Angela Dowden


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The 5:2 lifestyle diet is sweeping the nation. It allows you to change your life for the better by dieting just 2 days a week. You will live longer, lose weight and feel great by reducing your calorie intake to 500/600 calories on fast days, and eating normally for the rest of the week. You can even eat out and have treats!

But what to eat on a fasting day? Bored with omelets or salads? Want something quick and easy but don't know what? Look no further. With over 100 calorie-counted recipes specially designed for anyone who is fasting, it couldn't be easier or more delicious to put the 5:2 diet into practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781846014666
Publisher: Octopus Books
Publication date: 05/21/2013
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

The 5:2 diet 4

Introduction 6

How does intermittent fasting work? 8

The health benefits of intermittent fasting 12

Getting started 16

Fast day eating 19

"Off" day eating 24

What to expect on the 5:2 diet 29

Exercise and 5:2 32

10 ways to make the 5:2 diet work for you 33

5:2 for life 37

Frequently asked questions 38

4-week fast day meal planner 41

Snacks and treats 44

Recipes 48

100 calories and under 50

200 calories and under 71

300 calories and under 113

Calorie counter 152

Index 158

Acknowledgments 160

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