This diet became the most favorite among all the women in the world.
Burning calories was never so easy up until this diet came on the internet!
While it may sound too good to be true, this diet claims that eating just a quarter of the recommended calories (about 500 calories for women and 600 calories for men) only two days a week is enough to lose excess weight and improve health.
Principles of diet
This diet is called a 5: 2 diet , because it is based on a very simple principle, 5 days a week you eat normally until 2 days you are fasting.
The need to ensure these 2 days of fasting is not consistent, or one after another. How will you spend the 500 calories is still up to you.
If you want the 500 calories you can enter one big meal, however, doctors propose to split them into 2 meals, breakfast and dinner, while some say it is best to have several smaller meals.
During the diet is recommended to increase the intake of foods rich in protein and fibers that give a feeling of satiety, such as fish, meat, legumes and vegetables.
In the days of fasting also best to avoid refined grains, like pasta, rice and potatoes.
This diet is very popular with men, so it’s ideal for couples who are trying to lose weight together.
A woman lost a whopping 70 pounds in just one year, here’s how:
5:2 Diet… Lose 40 Pounds In Just 30 Days With This Meal Plan!
Tanya Emmons (42) is the mother of 2 children who had excess weight and was on a diet for her whole life. But at the end of 2012 she heard of the diet with fasting and decided to try it.
Days of fasting helped her to eat less and in the remaining 5 days, when it is allowed to eat. Soon the pounds started to melt, she felt full of energy, so she started to exercise, and enrolled Pilates also.
She managed to lose a whopping 70 pounds in one year, but she still uses the fasting method for two days a week.
Tip: If you do not have time to cook , you should try to eat more vegetables and avoid potatoes and rice.Look for ready-cooked dishes of vegetables and take care of the quantity. You can calculate calories and not to fix the limit of 500.