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Dramatic change to the 5:2 diet will make fast days a LOT easier


Dramatic change to the 5:2 diet will make fast days a LOT easier
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HALF her body weight in a year so she would look good in her wedding photos Michael Mosley has some good news for his hungry %:2 followers(Photo: BBC)Dr Mosley's new diet plan adds an additional 200 calories onto your 'fast day', allowing you to gorge on a maximum of 800 calories across three meals. He also advises starting your 24-hour fasting period in the evening, so that you sleep through almost half of it, making it easier to resist the hunger pangs. "What Iâd recommend is that you have a slightly earlier supper on the evening before, and then a slighter later breakfast on the fasting day," he told Mail Online. "That way, youâll be fasting for 13 hours or more overnight." However he warned not to waste those extra 200 calories on 'empty calories' - normally junk or process foods that contain little nutrition. Read MoreBeyonce is a 5:2 diet convert(Photo: Getty Images North America)Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has also taken on the 5:2 challenge(Photo: Getty Images Europe)Dr Mosley is a self-confessed nutrition nerd, who presents consumer documentary shows for BBC's Horizon. It was while he was doing research for the show in 2012 that he came across intermittent fasting and decided to try it out for himself. He lost 20lbs and reversed the type 2 diabetes he had only just been diagnosed with.Like us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterDaily NewsletterSubscribe to our Daily newsletterEnter emailSubscribeThis website uses cookies.

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