Mono-diet is monotonous, protracted for many weeks, and even months, leading to fatigue due to inadequate minerals, nutrients and vitamins. Adding to this physical activity, losing weight feels that only desire becomes not in a good mood=good health, and a wild desire to take a horizontal position and… to sleep, lie down again to sleep.
The technique proposed in the 5:2 diet boils down to the satisfaction of food preferences within 5 days of the week and limit caloric intake in the remaining 2 days. Recommended fasting days are non-consecutive, alternating with the ordinary.
Benefits diet 5:2:
- You can eat any foods – cakes, candies, pastries (of course, in limited quantities).
- There is no ban on fats, carbohydrates.
- The decrease in caloric intake and a protein-vegetable diet fasting days help to purify the body.
- Improves psychological state of losing weight women. The joy that the guests do not have to be envious glance at delicious and available food, «dribbling», helps the brain tune in to the best mode of losing weight.
The basis of the unusual diet «5:2» is founded on the principles of:
- The duration of the diet is not limited. It is rather a way of life, which should adhere as much as you want.
- Fasting days. Days with maximum cutting diet is not governed by the terms of losing weight: will it be weekdays or weekends – you decide. As recommendations in order to avoid the temptations of «day», it is proposed to abandon fasting menu for the weekend.
- Drinking regime. Includes – 2 l of non-carbonated water with natural lemon juice and 2-3 cups of green tea per day.
- The interval between meals. In fasting days you should eat with an interval of 12 hours between dinner.
- The caloric content of the diet. 5 days of the week the caloric intake remains the body is accustomed to – in the range of 2500 kcal/day. In the days of «weight loss», you must restrict your calorie intake to 500-600 calories.
- The feeling of satiety. Low glycemic index protein foods – lean meats, poultry, seafood, eggs and cottage cheese in combination with low-calorie and useful for improving metabolism vegetables, fruits are recommended as a basis for fasting days diet «5:2». Dividing the daily amount of food into 2 doses, you will not feel hunger in between: proteins long process of splitting, which dulls the appetite.
- The number of discarded kg. The results of the diet are impressive – in the absence of severe restrictions of the diet for a month you can lose up to 10 pounds overweight.
Want to look great for the spring holidays? Diet «5:2» will not disappoint: combining a pleasant (delicious)…. (detoxification and calorie restriction), you will be able to lose 5-10 kg to improve the condition of the skin, to bring energy and vitamin balances in the balance.