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How to lose weight after Christmas – 5:2 Diet and Recipes

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After the party season, it’s time to make a new year resolution - lose weight.  But it is difficult for most people to have hunger feeling for a long period. Then, you should follow this weight loss diet – 5:2 diet.

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What is 5:2 diet?

It’s known as The Fast Diet, that is to eat whatever you want five days of a week, but limit the calories absorption to around 500 to 600 per day for the rest of two days a week. It is found that such a diet is easier to follow than other calorie-restricted diet.

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Tips

It is recommended the 2 days a week will be non-consecutive days, e.g. fast on Mondays and Thursdays to have about 500 calories for women and 600 calories for men per day. For the rest of the week will consume a normal number of calories a day.

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5:2 Diet Full Day Receipts – Set 1

Breakfast (148 calories): 1 slices of toast whole wheat bread with 2 fried eggs

Lunch (237 calories): Tomato cheese quinoa

Tea (20 calories): 4 strawberries

Dinner (133 calories): Orange chicken salad

Plate of Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

5:2 Diet Full Day Receipts – Set 2

Breakfast (127 calories): 1 slices of toast whole wheat bread with ½ spoon peanut butter

Lunch (159 calories): Tofu soup with Konjac Noodles

Tea (42 calories): 1/2 blueberries

Dinner (203 calories): salmon salad

Grilled fillet of wild salmon

5:2 Diet Full Day Receipts – Set 3

Breakfast (138 calories): 1 slices of toast whole wheat bread with a boiled egg and avocado

Lunch (134 calories): Raspberry cheese salad

Tea (30 calories): 2 eggs white

Dinner (184 calories): mushroom quinoa

Toast with avocado and egg on rustic wooden background