In recent months it has been reported that Dr Michael Mosley, author of the original The Fast Diet book, has ‘relaxed the rules of 5:2’ by increasing the fast day calorie allowance to 800 calories.
If you lose a lot of weight, you might experience side effects such as saggy skin. Here are some side-effects from your success and how to deal with them.
Fasting tends to make your brain more alert which is great during the day but can be a problem at night when you want to sleep.
Eating so much less on fast days can often result in constipation. We have some ideas on how to keep things moving.
Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? Can fasting cause the body to hang on to fat? We investigate the truth behind some widespread weight loss beliefs.
The changes in your body from fasting can result in a few side-effects. Here are some tips on how to deal with them.
Some people will respond badly when you tell them you have started intermittent fasting. Usually this is because they do not understand how beneficial fasting can be. Here are some tips on how to deal with them.
You have been following your intermittent fasting diet with no problems but now you feel constantly hungry – it could be a sign that you have been over-stressing your body.
If you are experiencing hunger problems, severe stress, or an acute illness it might be a good idea to take a break from intermittent fasting.
Some stress is good for our bodies but too much is harmful. If you are very stressed, fasting might not be a good idea.
If you’re not losing weight despite keeping to your fasting plans, maybe there’s a problem with your eating days.
When we say we want to lose weight, we mean we want to lose fat, but the scales don’t tell us how much fat we’ve lost.
Are you frustrated that despite your efforts you are not losing weight? We can help you understand the problem and how to fix it.