There are many approaches to intermittent fasting, but a recent BBC Documentary on intermittent fasting covered the 5/2 diet. The idea is that you eat normally for 5 days…and 2 days per week you only eat one meal of 600 calories. Here’s the full documentary.
This really isn’t news to many people who are familiar with intermittent fasting. The 5/2 diet is basically a version of “Eat Stop Eat” which Brad Pilon wrote some 6 years ago.
Right before Eat Stop Eat was created a book about Intermittent Fasting came out called “The Warrior Diet”.
Here’s a brief overview I found about both diets:
Also…the documentary above mainly talks about the health benefits of Intermittent Fasting. I dug up some tweets about the weight loss benefits and listed those below.
2 Meal Solution – *new* For Weight Loss And Health: Intermittent Fasting Is Becoming A Popular Realistic Lasting… bit.ly/RGsEBZ
— Fat Burning Pills (@fatburn_usa) August 13, 2012
Intermittent Fasting: If You Are Having problems With Weight Loss, Then Watch This VideoIntermittent fasting is… bit.ly/PdN0ja
— thelosingweightguide (@thelosingweight) August 12, 2012
@dougsy_ intermittent fasting/eating cycles is *the* way to lose weight. Had great success with clients – 50lbs weight loss, do it myself
— Iain Smith (@MaverickFitness) August 10, 2012
— Michel Ronsen (@MichelRonsen) August 9, 2012
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