The 2-Day Diet is the original, clinically proven intermittent diet to get you slim and healthy. Unlike other 5:2 diets, there’s no calorie counting, fasting or skipping meals. To reach your perfect weight simply follow the low-carb, low-sugar plan for two days a week, then for the rest of the week eat normally but sensibly with the help of the healthy eating guidelines. The 2-Day Diet is easy to fit around the tastes and appetites of any non-dieters in your life, such as friends and family, and all author proceeds go to Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention.
In this new simplified edition, acclaimed scientists Dr Michelle Harvie and Prof Tony Howell at Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention have made it really easy to succeed on The 2-Day Diet. Expect to lose weight, twice as much fat and more centimetres around your waist than you would on a standard calorie-controlled diet. You can also benefit from the numerous other health benefits associated with this diet, including: reduced cancer risks; lowered high blood pressure; anti-ageing effects; and improved well-being, mood and energy levels.
With clear, safe and simple guidance, plus meal planners and delicious recipes, this unique way of eating means you can enjoy your food and stop worrying about your weight for good.
The 2-Day Diet is the clinically proven 5:2 diet developed by acclaimed scientists Dr Michelle Harvie and Prof Tony Howell at Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention (all author proceeds go to this charity). Their intermittent diet has taken the nation by storm as more and more people discover the diet that really works. It’s not about counting calories, fasting or going hungry – simply follow the straightforward low-carb eating plan for two days per week then eat normally but sensibly for the other five.
In this beautifully illustrated cookbook, you’ll find 65 delicious, healthy recipes for every day of the week, with ideas for both restricted and unrestricted days. On The 2-Day Diet you can enjoy filling, tasty food all day long - from breakfast through to dinner - and still lose more weight and up to twice as much fat as on a standard calorie-controlled diet. You will also benefit from a wide range of health benefits associated with the diet, such as reducing insulin and levels of other hormones and inflammation in the body known to cause cancer, lowering high blood pressure, and improving well-being, mood and energy levels.
Recipes for restricted days include:
- Stuffed tarragon chicken with bacon and roasted veg
- Chimichurri steak
- Spiced turkey burgers with guacamole
- Salmon with roasted fennel, leeks and tomatoes
- Blackberry frozen yoghurt
- Melon, mint and pineapple granita
With nutritionally balanced, easy-to-prepare and delicious recipes like these, along with tips, meal plans and a quick-reference guide to what to eat, The 2-Day Diet Cookbook shows you how to love food, lose weight and keep it off forever.
The 2-Day Diet is the original, clinically proven 5:2 diet to get you slim and healthy, as developed by acclaimed scientists Dr Michelle Harvie and Prof Tony Howell at Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention (all author proceeds go to this charity). To reach your perfect weight, all you need to do is follow this low-carb intermittent diet for two days a week. For the rest of the week just eat normally but sensibly.
It really is that simple, and the science proves it: in trials followers lost more weight than those on continuous calorie-controlled diets, almost twice as much fat, and more centimetres around their waist – and they were more successful at keeping it off!
The 2-Day Diet is packed with clear, safe and simple guidance, plus meal planners and 100 delicious and filling recipes to help you on your way. You'll find out how and why the diet works, and the numerous proven health benefits associated with it, including: reducing cancer risks; lowering high blood pressure; anti-ageing effects; and improving well-being, mood and energy levels.
This is a unique way of eating that can completely retrain your appetite and rejuvenate your body on a cellular level. Finally, you can enjoy your food and stop worrying about your weight for good.
Dr Michelle Harvie is an award-winning research dietician at Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention, specialising in optimum diet and exercise strategies to prevent breast cancer and its recurrence. Her findings have been published in many major scientific publications and she was awarded the British Dietetic Association Rose Simmond's Award for best published dietetic research in 2005. She is the co-author of The 2-Day Diet, The 2-Day Diet Cookbook and The 2-Day Diet Quick and Easy Edition.