Episode 1: what 5:2 is – and what it can do for you?
In this first podcast, Kate Harrison from the5-2dietbook.com introduces 5:2 – what it is, why it’s so easy to get started, and an overview of why intermittent fasting can help you lose weight for good and improve your health. Plus Part 1 of Kate’s (not quite) secret diet diary.
This podcast is for information only and is not intended as medical advice, or as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. There are some people who shouldn’t follow this diet: children and teenagers, and pregnant or breast-feeding women. If you take medication have a pre-existing medical condition, including Type 2 diabetes, you should talk to your doctor before making any dietary changes. In addition, anyone with a history of eating disorders should definitely not undertake this without talking to their doctor or specialist.
Finally, never disregard professional medical advice or delay medical treatment because of something in the podcast.
The 5:2 Diet podcast contains all the tips, interviews, news and information you need to lose weight and feel great on the eating plan everyone is talking about. Intermittent fasting is flexible, easy and free, and the health benefits are the subject of extensive research. The podcast is presented by Kate Harrison, British author of four 5:2 books, who fasts weekly and lost 31lbs/14kg. The podcast offers tips and ideas for new and experienced fasters, including answers to common questions, health news, seasonal food ideas and interviews. Kate also runs one of the largest Facebook groups on fasting, and her website is www.the5-2dietbook.com Do YOU 5:2? This podcast makes it easy.
Music: Festival by Topher Mohr and Alex Elena, YouTube Audio Library