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    It's easy to get started. It doesn't cost any money. You can even say you started yesterday!! (photo: Alan Cleaver CC)
  • Eat your cake and have it. More than half the time, you can eat what you please. Read more about how.
  • Need to expand your belt? Wish you could decrease instead? Get started.
  • Just do it!

We all know how you are supposed to lose weight: eat low-fat foods, exercise moreā€¦ and never, ever skip meals. This has been standard dietary advice for decades and though it may work for some people, levels of obesity continue to soar. So is there an alternative? We think so and it’s called Intermittent fasting. Based on the work of leading scientists, this is an exciting new alternative to standard diets that almost always means excluding your favorite foods. This site contains a few resources to get yourself started, should you need more information, go check out our Books section.

Treat yourself! With the 5:2 diet, you can claim that you got started yesterday and still don’t have to actually do anything util tomorrow! Read up a bit on what the science say, check out our selection of recommended books and be on your way. You’ve practically already started.