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Make Fast Diet Fun

Look at the title again, “Make Fast Diet Fun”.  The key word here folks is MAKE. Dieting or fasting is just like anything else you do in your life.  Most all our activities we do, we start with a preconceived notion of what will feel like during the activity. When it comes to things like […]

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The Dieting Game – How to Play

Dieting is a mind game and you have to play to win.  We all like to play a game now and then, right?  Whether it’s a video or board game, we all want to win.  Well there are certain things we do once we become determined to get good at a particular game.  So how […]

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Coffee Fasters Lose Faster!

Got your coffee?  If not you may want to go get some after reading this! If you chose to read this, then you’re most likely a coffee lover. With that assumption behind us, let’s get to the big question… Is drinking coffee really beneficial to our fasting or diet? Does it really matter? If you […]

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How does 200 Calories Look?

Following 5:2 Intermittent fasting diet is not as difficult as most people think. On a fasting day you are allowed to have up to 500 calories for women and 600 for men, the secret is how wisely you choose your meals. There are lots of hidden calories in food, we tend to think that a […]

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10 Great Tips for 5-2 Fast Dieters While Dining Out

Find it hard to diet when dining out? Most of us do! …but don’t give up hope. Here are some great tips you can put to use to minimize calorie intake and stick to your diet. 1) Choose the restaurant wisely. Even though most places nowadays offer low-calorie items on their menu, depending on where […]

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Sleep Deprivation While Fasting

Many 5:2 fasters have reported having trouble falling asleep on their fasting days.  Some may have too much energy while others feel too hungry by bed time. This is completely normal since fasting increases your wakefulness. Horace Fletcher, an American health food enthusiast of the Victorian era, often pointed out that when he ate less […]

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Why Your TDEE is Vital for Weight Loss?

Why is knowing your Total Daily Energy Expenditure (TDEE) vital to losing weight? TDEE is the amount of calories your body burns in a 24 hour period. Therefore if you manage your diet so you eat less calories than your body uses, you lose weight!     Total Daily Energy Expenditure is also referred to […]

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Should You Switch to Organic Food?

I am sure every one of us has heard the spiel of organic food promoters and how it is better for us. Is it true what they say? Are pesticides that bad? Well let’s start with some basic information and hopefully you can use to make an informed decision today. What is meant by organic […]

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A Healthy Body Mass Index

The body mass index, or BMI, helps clarify an important distinction between being overweight or being obese. If you weigh too much, you’re obviously overweight. But if you have a very high proportion of body fat, you’re obese. Based on your body mass index, your doctor or other health professional will classify your weight as […]

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Gain Control of Emotional and Social Eating

  Emotional eating can sabotage your weight-loss efforts. Resorting to eating when we are stressed, depressed, worried, anxious, angry, sad, bored or lonely is a very common mistake.  We eat without being really hungry so our daily calorie intake is very high. When you find yourself overeating for emotional reasons, think twice, ask yourself if you […]

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