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The 5:2 Diet Book : Feast for 5 Days a Week and Fast for 2 to Lose Weight, Boost Your Brain and Transform Your Health - Kate Harrison

The 5:2 Diet Book

Feast for 5 Days a Week and Fast for 2 to Lose Weight, Boost Your Brain and Transform Your Health

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The 5:2 Diet will transform your body, your mind and your health. It's the revolutionary part-time weight loss diet with lifelong health and anti-ageing results. This is the simplest, most flexible and most health enhancing weight loss programme you'll ever follow - and with this book to guide you, you can start today.

You'll still get to eat all the foods you love but enjoy incredible health benefits, with positive effects on cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer's and more. Intermittent fasting is revolutionising the weight loss world. Simply by eating significantly less for one or two days a week you can trigger incredible physical and mental changes that protect your body and brain from damage and help it repair itself.

And The 5:2 Diet Book - packed with tips, science, recipes, inspiration and case studies from over thirty dieters - will help you join the revolution to lose weight, boost your brain and transform your body.

And it'll even save you money, with no specialist diet foods or supplements required. No wonder it's as popular with men as it is with women - and with first-time dieters as with weight loss veterans.

Journalist and former yoyo dieter Kate Harrison has finally won the battle with her weight - now she shares the secrets that are helping thousands of men and women transform their bodies.

The 5:2 Diet Book is your comprehensive guide to the wonderful world of intermittent fasting.

It includes:
* All you need to trigger the 'healing' mode that happens when you restrict your diet for as little as one day a week
* The incredible effects on your brain cells
* The transformation in the way you view hunger and food
* The cost savings you can make - saving pounds from your food bill as you lose them from your body!
* 5:2 your way - how to personalise the diet to your exact requirements and preferences
* Detailed meal plans, and simple but healthy recipes...
* Or ready-made suggestions for when you don't feel like cooking
* Hundreds of real-life tips and success stories from men and women like you

This is more than another diet craze - it's anything but crazy and it's a lifestyle you'll want to adopt for the rest of your life.

About the Author

Before becoming a novelist, Kate Harrison worked for a news agency, reporting mainly for the national tabloids. She then moved to the BBC where she was a reporter in regional news in Bristol and Birmingham, producer on Newsround, and worked on Panorama and other investigative/consumer shows and documentaries. Kate is the author of eight novels, including the Secret Shopper series (Orion), and, most recently, The Boot Camp (Orion 2012). In 2011, Orion Children's Books published the first of her young adult trilogy, Soul Beach. Kate has written for national newspapers and magazines including the Telegraph, Mail on Sunday, Red and Cosmopolitan.

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    5.0

    Exactly what I was looking for !!!!!!

    By blue

    from South Coast, NSW Australia

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    • Easy To Read
    • Engaging characters
    • Informative
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      This book was exactly what I wanted and I could
      not get it any where else at the time. The delivery time was terrific. Thanks so much. !!!!!

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      5.0

      Quick , Easy to read - Guide

      By Sunday Mason

      from Melbourne

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        I purchased this book as a guide and to find out more about the 5:2 diet. It works to loose weight slowly and the book is easy to read.

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        4.0

        A good buy if you are already dieting

        By Brewhaha

        from Sydney

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          Being on this diet and being totally convinced of it's merits I bought this book to add some recipes to my repertoire. I really liked it and found it interesting and informative.It is a book I will reread occasionally to encourage me to keep up the good work.

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          4.0

          A necessity in everyones library

          By JB

          from Sydney

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            • Easy to follow diet
            • For Repeat Dieters
            • For Those That Love Food
            • Gets Results Quickly
            • Give You More Energy
            • Works In With Your Life
            • You Can Still Eat Cake

            Been on every diet in sundry, most of them have been hard to sustain. This one allows you to eat the things you enjoy the most and still lose weight. Love it and it really does work

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            5.0

            5 2 Diet book

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            from Mid North Coast NSW

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              Great book easy to follow

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              3.0

              The 5:2 diet book

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              from South Australia

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                The book is very Brito-centric, with listed foodstuffs from Tescos. I hope someone comes up with an Australian version.But I found it reasonably useful.

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                4.0

                The Voice of Experience

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                  Kate Harrison tried Michael Mosely's Fast Diet, found it worked, and wrote this very helpful users guide.
                  She balances factual information with personal comment and anecdates from others following the diet. Her charts are very readable and her recipes have calorie counts on them. She presents an easy way of starting and continuing on this revolutionary diet which is changing lives around the world.
                  I have bought copies for several friends and told many, many more about it.

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                  Great Service

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                    Great book, easy to read, with excellent and tasty (I have tried some) ideas for the FAST days.
                    Two weeks of being on the 5:2 plan and it is working, and it is easy...after the first week.
                    Highly recommend

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                    4.0

                    Easy to read and understand

                    By Lulu

                    from Adelaide, SA

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                      This book is very easy to read. It is an easy lifestyle to follow, one I was sort of doing but now I'm finding it a breeze.

                      Highly recommended!

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                      The 5:2 diet made easy! CLOSER Harrison presents the facts, practical tips, anecdotes and recipes. BIG ISSUE IN THE NORTH This book is the go-to 5:2 bible... Kate's inspiring tone, motivational tips and simple menu ideas make this book a convert's best bud. WOMEN'S FITNESS

                      ISBN: 9781409146698
                      ISBN-10: 1409146693
                      Audience: General
                      Format: Paperback
                      Language: English
                      Number Of Pages: 240
                      Published: 14th February 2013
                      Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.2  x 1.9
                      Weight (kg): 0.2