Introducing our two-week Vegan Challenge to celebrate world vegan month. This November, let us show you how a well-planned, nutritious plant-based diet can improve your personal health and well-being, without compromising on taste.
The 5:2 diet, also known as The Fast Diet, is currently the most popular intermittent fasting diet. It was popularized by British journalist Michael Mosley. It's called the 5:2 diet because five days of the week are normal eating days, while the other two restrict calories to 500–600 per day.
Because there are no requirements about which foods to eat but rather when you should eat them, this diet is seen as more of a lifestyle. Many people find this way of eating to be easier to stick to than a traditional calorie-restricted diet. For five days per week, you eat normally and don’t have to think about restricting calories. Then, on the other two days, you reduce your calorie intake to a quarter of your daily needs. This is about 500 calories per day for women, and 600 for men. You can choose whichever two days of the week you prefer, as long as there is at least one non-fasting day in between them. It's important to emphasize that eating "normally" does not mean you can eat anything. If you binge on junk food, then you’re unlikely to experience any of the health benefits associated with fasting. It’s also important to note that you should eat the same amount of food as if you hadn't been fasting at all.
In addition to enhancing weight loss, 16/8 intermittent fasting is also believed to improve blood sugar control, boost brain function and enhance longevity. Many people prefer to eat between noon and 8 p.m., as this means you’ll only need to fast overnight and skip breakfast but can still eat a balanced lunch and dinner, along with a few snacks throughout the day. However, you can experiment and pick the time frame that best fits your schedule. Regardless of when you eat, it’s recommended that you eat several small meals and snacks spaced evenly throughout the day to help stabilize blood sugar levels and keep hunger under control. To maximize the potential health benefits of your diet, it’s important to stick to nutritious whole foods and beverages during your eating periods. Filling up on nutrient-rich foods can help round out your diet and allow you to reap the rewards that this regimen has to offer.
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Unlike the post-Christmas return to work we’re feeling refreshed and energised after Easter. With lighter mornings and (slightly) warmer temperatures, it’s the perfect time of year for a fresh start. To help you on your way, we've made a list of our top ways to get back to your healthy lifestyle.
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