Need a bit more information and, yes, recipes for the 5:2 diet? Mimi Spencer takes a look at the latest research, what’s been happening on the site and around the web and creates a new recipe for The Fast Diet monthly newsletter. Sound like something you might want in your inbox? Browse the newsletter archive below and sign up to the newsletter in the box to your right (the one that says “Fast news … sign me up”).
Mimi gives some key habit-changing ideas to get back on track or step up your programme.
Support and recipes for making it through the holiday season.
Recipes for pork tenderloin and spiced red cabbage with apples for the autumn.
Michael answers three common questions about the diet. There’s also a recipe for a high energy breakfast to get you going whatever the time of day!
Don’t be discouraged if you hit a plateau! Michael offers reassurance to those whose weight loss has slowed and we have included a couple of recipes to keep you going.
Did you know where you eat meat matters? Find out a bit more in this newsletter. There’s also a warming recipe for Goan Aubergine Curry if you decide to go vegetarian.
Happy New Year! Catch up with what Michael and Mimi are doing and find an excellent recipe for baked butternut with courgette and tomatoes.
Sitting at a desk all day? The dawn of al desko is here. Our November newsletter has tips for snacking at the desk and a great recipe for butternut squash soup.
The weather is starting to turn so we are bringing you some comfort foods for Fast days.
Our August newsletter has a stunning recipe for Spanish gazpacho. Tasty and filling, it’s simple and quick and doesn’t require you to cook at all.
The newsletter from July 2014 is full of summer salads – five in all! We also introduce Mimi’s new column for the NHS and Michael starts busting 10 diet myths.
Our June 2014 newsletter includes an overview of the latest study on grazing vs two meals a day for diabetics and a vegetarian recipe for summer: Peruvian canary bean bowl with red pepper sauce. It also has a photo of Michael in a Fast Diet tee!
The May 2014 newsletter, sent 8 May, muses on the Japanese way of eating, gives coffee drinkers some encouraging news and has a recipe for oven-baked fish with summer vegetables that’s less than 200 calories per serving.
Our inaugural newsletter has a welcome from Mimi Spencer and a meaty recipe for slow kleftiko. Looking at it now, I have to wonder how Ed Balls is coming along with his marathon training. Did George Osborne accept the challenge? (Does anyone know?)