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How do I start the 5:2 Diet?

The first step of the 5:2 diet is to choose two days of the week on which to fast- for example, Monday and Thursday. On those days, you’ll need to limit the amount of calories you take in- 600 for men, and 500 for women. On the other five days of the week, you’re free to eat as normal, sticking within a healthy 2,000-2,500 calories.


Is the 5:2 Diet difficult to follow?

Keeping to any diet can be difficult, and the 5:2 Diet is no different. The main reason why people fail diets such as this is because they feel hungry, miss the foods that they would normally snack on, and can feel tired and fatigued. Most meal replacement shakes on the market don’t help with this- they are often too high in calories, and contain too much sugar and not enough protein, leaving people craving sugary snacks. However, all that has changed thanks to the 5:2 Diet Weight Loss Shake- people can now get through their fast days feeling more energized and satisfied, without wanting to give up.


We recommend that you check with your doctor first to decide whether

The 5:2 Diet Weight Loss Shake is a suitable meal replacement supplement for you.

Step 1

First, you need to choose your two fast days, preferable non-consecutive days. On these days, replace your typical 1-3 meals and snacks with the 5:2 Diet Weight Loss Shake. Each shake contains 115 calories, so men and women can have up to 6 or 5 per day, respectively. While the shakes provide you with all the nutrition you will need throughout your fast days, we still recommend that you combine them with low calorie food, too. Just make sure that you count those additional calories, to stay within your boundaries for the day.


On both fast and non-fast days, you should make sure that you drink around eight glasses of water per day to stay hydrated.


Step 2

For the other five days of the week, things couldn’t be simpler- just revert back to your normal eating habits. Naturally, though, it’s important that you do this without overeating. The 5:2 Diet can actually help with this, however- those two fast days cause the stomach to shrink somewhat, stopping the urge to overindulge on the non-fast days. By staying within the recommended 2,000-2,500 calories per day, most people should find that they are able to successfully follow the 5:2 Diet.



Water is important to the success of the 5:2 diet. It helps to flush toxins and hydrate the body.

How To Do The 5:2 Diet

with Nutritionist Vicki Edgson

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