The Fast 800: How to combine rapid weight loss and intermittent fasting for long-term health

July 20, 2019 - Comment

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Anonymous says:

Genius I have been determined for years to find a diet that works and works naturallyI am only 4 days into it and have a gut feeling that this is it, after at least 20 years of trying unsuccessfully to lose weight. Like much modern medicine most diet plans treat just the symptoms. This diet treats the cause. I am nearly 60 and was at the cusp of resigning myself to being fat until I die.I have tried more diet regimes than you have fingers to count them on, plus a few I made up myself. So I can confidently say that this time I have feelings of relief (finally) and confidence that my obesity sickness is being cured.If the diet sounds harsh, it is but it is also surprisingly easy!I am now enjoying every bite of my delicious food with no desire to keep on eating all day, no more fear of feeling hungry, and no more carrying snacks in my handbag “just in case”Thank you Dr MosleyAddendum:I lost a stone in three weeks going from 14.5…

Anonymous says:

Updated advice I’ve read most of Dr Michael Mosley’s previous books and found this to be a good update. It provides a mixture of Michael’s experience, the latest research and some real-life case studies as well as a recommended (but non-prescriptive) programme. Some of it is familiar and some advice has changed (e.g. up the calories on 5:2 to make it more achievable and to get more nutrients). It’s quite a quick read as well (and half is made up of recipes but they sound tasty).Michael Mosley has used the experience and knowledge gained over the last few years since The Fast Diet (5:2) plus I finished the book feeling quite motivated to get started.In summary, if you’ve got a lot of weight to lose, try:- 800 calories a day of a Mediterranean-style diet. Review your progress and goals after two weeks and either continue for up to twelve weeks or move to New 5:2.- 5:2 until you reach your goals.- Med-style eating in the main for maintenance (maybe with one…

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