The 5:2 Fast Diet for Beginners: The Complete Book for Intermittent Fasting with Easy Recipes and Weight Loss Plans

The 5:2 Fast Diet for Beginners: The Complete Book for Intermittent Fasting with Easy Recipes and Weight Loss Plans

by Rockridge Press

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The 5:2 Fast Diet for Beginners: The Complete Book for Intermittent Fasting with Easy Recipes and Weight Loss Plans by Rockridge Press

Intermittent fasting is a safe and sensible way not only to lose weight but also to transition to a healthier way of eating. Unlike the deprivation associated with full fasting, the 5:2 diet allows for reduced-calorie meals two days a week. On the other five days, you meet your recommended caloric intake with the help of a variety of healthful recipes.

The 5:2 Fast Diet for Beginners is a complete guide to intermittent fasting. Included are:

16 reduced-calorie fasting-day recipes to make your dieting days both easy and flavorful.
35 non-fasting-day recipes that offer you healthful choices for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as low-cal dessert and treat options. Use these recipes—along with your own favorites—to round out your month’s meal plan.
4 weeks of fasting-day meal plans geared to the 500-calorie goal for women and 600-calorie goal for men recommended by the 5:2 diet.
10 tips for motivation and success to get you started toward your weight-loss goals and to keep you on track.
References to scientific studies pointing to intermittent fasting’s positive effects on heart health, brain function, and blood-sugar regulation.

The 5:2 Fast Diet for Beginners: The Complete Book for Intermittent Fasting with Easy Recipes and Weight Loss Plans is all you need to begin experiencing the weight loss and health benefits associated with intermittent fasting.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781623151485
Publisher: Callisto Media Inc.
Publication date: 05/08/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 92
Sales rank: 169,394
File size: 7 MB

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The 5:2 Fast Diet for Beginners: The Complete Book for Intermittent Fasting with Easy Recipes and Weight Loss Plans 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
ElizaPlayer More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book.  Unlike some other diet books I have read, this one did not bore me with a bunch of theory, and why the diet works.  Also it was not full of restrictions and can't haves, but instead turned out to be a great resource for cooking some wonderful meals!  I would say this book is more of a great cookbook than a diet book! Delicious recipes that are healthy and low in fat...who could ask for more?  I especially loved the Quick Miso Soup with Bok Choy and Shrimp.  The Cranberry and Walnut pancakes are also a delicious treat! 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I finally found a book with an easy to follow plan for fasting which includes 5 days of healthy eating and a simple 2 day fasting plan. The book’s plan on days that you are fasting only restricts you to 500 calorie/women – 600 calorie/men diet. I think this makes you more likely to choose meals that are filling and healthy on those days. The book even has simple and easy to make recipes to help on both fasting and non-fasting days. I think this it is a good fasting diet program for the beginner.
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MarcyF2013 More than 1 year ago
This book suggests a new approach to weight loss: 2 days of fasting (very restricted calories) out of every 7 days.  It applies some of the principles of low-carb dieting, but in a way that is easier to do (especially if all-out low carb is a struggle for you.)  It guides you through how to do 2 fast days in a month, and gives a lot of recipes for fasting days and non-fasting days.  
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It takes effort to eat healthier but the recipes and tips in this book make it so much easier. The recipes are pretty simple and use many of the same ingredients but are each different enough to offer a lot of variety in flavor and texture. The meal plans are so simple yet flexible they would be easy to follow indefinitely.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wow! My taste buds are salivating just reading this book. Reading the E-Book version, I am enthralled with its ease of interpretation. The reason why a lot of diets fail is because of lack of taste bud thrills and sensations. If you make sure you know your food allergies, pounds will drop off your body and your taste buds will now even know it. If you have fast food company stocks, you are going to hate this book.