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Very Berry Panna Cotta

berry panna cotta When following the fasting diet plan people are often looking for simple healthy recipes to incorporate into their 5.2 diet, and with this yummy dessert it will still allow you to lose weight whilst fasting. With this Very Berry Panna Cotta recipe you have just that. This dessert is so simple to make and tastes great. What’s […] Continue reading →

5:2 Fasting Day Meal Plan

banana-berry-smoothie For many, it can sometimes be difficult to come up with a fasting day meal plan that is healthy, nutritious, tasty, as well as low in calories. But in reality, there are many different options out there, but it does take a little planning, and sometimes a bit of inspiration, to come up with something […] Continue reading →

Food and Nutrition

wholegrainbread For the 5:2 diet to actually work for you, it is imperative that you stick to the correct calorie count on your fasting days. For women, this means consuming less than 500 calories for the day, and for men the recommended calorie intake is 600 calories. This is calculated at about a ¼ of the […] Continue reading →

5 Cheat Foods for 5:2 Diet Days

fruit-for-diet No one likes a diet where you starve, or at least feel like you’re starving yourself, and at the start of the 5:2 Diet, you may feel this way. But this is where planning meals is key: to ensure you eat enough on fasting days, but stay under the 500-600 calorie limit. We have a […] Continue reading →

Milk vs Almond Milk

milk Sometimes during a diet you have to eat something or use an ingredient that you probably shouldn’t based on your specific diet. One example of this, especially during the 5/2 diet, is milk. I don’t mean just drinking a glass, but using it in a recipe or in a smoothie. The problem is that milk […] Continue reading →

Asparagus: Great Diet Side Dish

asparagus When looking for a good side for a meal while on a fast day (or any other day really), then look towards Asparagus. At only about 3 calories per (average) spear, you can dish out 6-7 per plate and only rack up 20 calories. Asparagus is also a great source of dietary fibre, Vitamin A […] Continue reading →