Lose weight with the Fast Diets? Easy!
Over the last few decades, food fads have come and gone, but the standard medical advice on what constitutes a healthy lifestyle has stayed much the same: eat low-fat foods, exercise more, and never, ever skip meals. Yet, over that same period, levels of obesity worldwide have soared. So is there a different, evidence-based approach?
Yes! Fast Diets are the revolutionary part-time weight loss programs with lifelong health and anti-aging results. Fast Diets For Dummies is your hands-on, friendly guide to achieving weight loss, without having to endlessly deprive yourself. Inside, you’ll get the lowdown on easily incorporating one or all of these unique dietary programs into your busy life. You will get the lowdown on tackling the most popular fasting diets such as: The Fast Diet (5-2 Diet), Intermittent Fasting, Micro-Fasting, and One Meal a Day (Warrior Diet). It offers you information and tips on how to incorporate these unique and popular dietary programs into your busy daily life.
- How and why the benefits of these fasting diets go well beyond weight loss
- Fast diets dos and don’ts
- How to get started and everything you need to know to help you along the way
- Over fifty 500- and 600- calorie meals that are quick and easy to make
About the Author
Dr. Kellyann Petrucci, author and nutritionist, appears on various news streams nationally and conducts workshops and seminars worldwide to help people feel — and look — their best. She is also the author of the popular website www.DrKellyann.com and gives daily news, tips and inspiration on twitter @drkellyann. Patrick Flynn, a fitness minimalist, is the coauthor of Paleo Workouts For Dummies, and the driving force behind a top 500 Health and Wellness blog Chronicleofstrength.com.
Table of Contents
Part I: Getting Started with Fast Diets 5
Chapter 1: Fasting — Nature’s Ultimate Fat-Burning Secret Weapon 7
Chapter 2: Navigating the Science of Fasting 19
Chapter 3: Tapping Into a Successful Fasting Mindset 43
Part II: Identifying Practical Fasting Practices 57
Chapter 4: Dieting Sporadically: Intermittent Fasting 59
Chapter 5: Taking a Different Approach: The 5:2 Diet 75
Chapter 6: Micro-Fasting: The No-Breakfast Solution 89
Chapter 7: Eating One Meal a Day: The Warrior Diet 101
Part III: Your Launch Pad to Fasting: Your Kitchen and Recipes 113
Chapter 8: Restocking Your Kitchen with Foods You Can Eat during Your Fast and Meals 115
Chapter 9: For Women: 500-Calorie Meal Recipes 139
Chapter 10: For Men: 600-Calorie Meal Recipes 173
Part IV: Incorporating Lifestyle Practices for Success 207
Chapter 11: Comprehending the Effects of Fasting on Exercise and Vice Versa 209
Chapter 12: Putting Together Your Fasting Exercise Program 219
Chapter 13: Living the Fasting Lifestyle on a Daily Basis 249
Part V: The Part of Tens 265
Chapter 14: Ten Ways to Stave Off Hunger 267
Chapter 15: Ten Ways to Stay Motivated 273
Chapter 16: Ten Ways to Feel Energized When You’re Fasting 281