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Intermittent Fasting

Mixes strict calorie-restriction with regular eating


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Everyone knows a fan of intermittent fasting or IF, which involves short periods of severe calorie restriction, interspersed with normal, healthy eating. Also known as periodic fasting or intermittent energy restriction (IER), it does seem to get results, at least in the short term. The most common version is the 5:2 diet, where you eat ‘normally’ for five days a week but stick to 500 calories a day on two days a week.

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Get your healthy new year off to a great start with our nutrition editor's guide to the best kickstart diets, comfort food made healthier, plant-based recipes plus help on cutting down on alcohol and getting more vitamin D. We've also got remedies for dry winter skin and fitness plans for all ages that really work. Everything you need to start the healthier way you mean to go on!