5:2 Intermittent Fasting Guide

5:2 Intermittent Fasting Guide

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Intermittent fasting is a term for eating patterns that cycle between a period of fasting and non-fasting during a specific period. Intermittent fasting can offer many health benefits. There are several ways to implement an IF regimen and it is important you do so under close guidance and monitoring  from a trained health professional.

Potential benefits of Intermittent Fasting

  • Improved insulin sensitivity
  • Reduced cholesterol levels and blood pressure
  • Reduced inflammation
  • Encourages the break down of fat stores for fuel
  • Promotes weight loss while maintaining lean body (muscle) mass
  • Reduced risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, liver disease, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer
  • Reduced free radical damage, slowed ageing and enhanced cellar regeneration
  • Some studies demonstrate enhanced impact of some anti-cancer therapies
We have developed comprehensive guides on a range of evidence-based intermittent fasting protocols.This guide will help you to understand if intermittent fasting is appropriate for you and the impact the 5:2 fasting protocol has on your body and metabolism. We provide you with the information and tools to effectively implement intermittent fasting into your routine and lifestyle. Includes 12 fasting day meal plan ideas.
We keep up-to-date with the most recent scientific evidence so you don’t have to. 
Note: this guide is intended for use alongside an Accredited Practising Dietitian for comprehensive assessment, intervention and monitoring.