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The Fast Diet Promises Fat Loss and Improved Brain Function from Skipping Meals

  • “The Fast Diet” is all the rage in England, and now it’s sweeping the U.S. Its creator, Dr. Michael Mosley, believes it’s a new means to losing weight and eating your way to a longer life.
  • The basic principle is fasting two days a week, and eating whatever you want the other five days.
  • The maximum dieters ever go without food is 12 hours. On fasting days the average intake is 25% of a normal day’s calories – an average of 500 calories for women and 700 for men. These meals primarily consist of protein and vegetables. (more…)