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5:2 Diet Recipes, Meal Plans and Fast Day Meal Ideas

Discover how to do the 5 2 diet, what the Fast Diet and Fast 800 diet is all about, and everything from easy meal plans for 500-800 calorie fast days to deliciously healthy 5:2 recipes. Here you'll find healthy recipes under 800 calories for fast days, diet tips and 5:2 diet diaries to keep you on track all in one handy place. Read our latest advice, tips and recipes for the 2:5 diet, made famous by Dr Michael Mosley, before you start your intermittent fasting journey...


A week in the life of a 5:2 faster

February 12th 2013

Journalist Mimi Spencer had such incredible results from the 5:2 diet she decided to write a book about it. Here she describes a week in her life as a 5:2 faster >>>


The 5:2 diet plan: week six

February 11th 2013 / Judy Johnson

It's the final dose of our six week series of the 5:2 diet plan - but there's still plenty of tricks and treats to try >>>


The 5:2 diet plan: week five

February 4th 2013 / Judy Johnson

For the fifth instalment of our six week series, Vicki Edgson reveals a brand new menu for the 5:2 fast >>>


The 5:2 diet plan: week four

January 28th 2013 / Judy Johnson

In our six week series on how to do the 5:2 or 'intermittent fasting' diet, Vicki Edgson puts a new meal plan on the table >>>


Book review: The Fast Diet

January 25th 2013 / Hilly Janes

Is Dr Michael Mosley's new book on the 5:2 fast diet worth a read? Hilly Janes finds out >>>


The 5:2 diet plan: week three

January 21st 2013 / Judy Johnson

In our six week series on how to do the 5:2 diet, Vicki Edgson walks us through the third week's menu >>>


The 5:2 diet plan: week two

January 14th 2013

How do you do the 5:2 diet? In a six week series, nutritional therapist Vicki Edgson leads the way - here she is with week two of her diet plan >>>


Golden Globes inspiration: perfect pins

January 14th 2013

Kiran Branch grills Bodyism on how to tone legs to red carpet standard after spotting a new trend at the Golden Globes >>>


Why celebrity crash diets need to stop

January 12th 2013 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

With A-listers drastically shedding the pounds for the role of a lifetime, some celebrities’ dedication to their art could be damaging their long-term health. Ayesha Muttucumaru reports on what is becoming a worrying trend on the silver screen… >>>

The anti fad diet - Get the Gloss

The anti-fad diet

December 29th 2012 / Susannah Taylor / Sarah Vine

There's a new diet in town and this one's here to stay, says GTG's editors Sarah Vine and Susannah Taylor >>>

Vicki Edgson on the 5:2 diet plan

December 20th 2012

Get the Gloss chats to nutritional therapist Vicki Edgson about the 5:2 diet plan >>>


Why Prue White is loving the 5:2 diet

November 6th 2012

Prue White had never met THE ONE, the diet she could commit to. Then she discovered this feed-and-fast diet and with it came guilt-free eating >>>


The 5:2 diet: Fast track to weight loss

November 5th 2012 / Hilly Janes

Could the secret to weight loss actually be the centuries-old method of fasting used by yogis? Health editor Hilly Janes looks at the latest on-off diet craze >>>


Size 13: One Week to OMG

November 5th 2012 / Emma Bartley

Emma Bartley's ongoing struggle to fit into her jeans. This week: Trying to stick to OMG when all around are intermittently fasting >>>

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