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Intermittent fasting 5/2

Intermittent Fasting 5/2 is is an eating pattern that involves regular fasting.

It's called the 5/2 diet because five days of the week are normal eating days which include breakfast, lunch and dinner, while the other two restrict calories to 25% of your daily intake per day.

So, for example using our recipe bank, you would eat 3 meals a day for 5 days and the other 2 you would eat 1 meal a day making sure the calories of that meal meet your 25% calorie intake.

This way of eating can be combined with other diet styles to match your likes and dislikes.  For example, you could follow the 5:2 principle whilst following a vegan diet or you could follow the principle whilst following a keto diet.

Sample Meal Plan
Breakfast
Monday
Mixed Berry Toast
Wednesday
Protein 'Cookies'
Friday
Chocolate Mud Shake
Saturday
Mushroom Toast with Poached Egg
Sunday
Homemade Granola
Lunch
Monday
Chicken and Broccoli Soup
Wednesday
Salmon and Egg Salad
Friday
Sesame Chicken and Noodles
Saturday
Whole Wheat Pitta Bread Pizza
Sunday
Tomato, Tortilla and Chicken Soup
Dinner
Monday
Veggie Lasagne
Tueday
Lemon-Baked Chicken Breast
Wednesday
Grilled Mackerel Fillets with Apple Chutney
Thursday
Steamed Asian Salmon
Friday
Brussels Sprout, Potato & Bacon Hash
Saturday
Sweet Potato Nachos
Sunday
Rump Steak, Sweet Potato, Apple and Chili