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BBC Two - Horizon, 2012-2013, Eat, Fast and Live Longer

BBC Two - Horizon, 2012-2013, Eat, Fast and Live Longer | 5:2 diet | Scoop.it
Michael Mosley examines the powerful science behind the ancient idea of fasting.
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BBC Radio 4 - Food Programme, Fasting, old and new

BBC Radio 4 - Food Programme, Fasting, old and new | 5:2 diet | Scoop.it
Sheila Dillon looks at the practice of fasting from a religious and medical perspective.
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Dollybakes: Meal Planning Monday - Week 2 of 5:2

Dollybakes: Meal Planning Monday - Week 2 of 5:2 | 5:2 diet | Scoop.it
Men can have 600 calories a day and women are allowed 500. Sounds ... I decided to try the diet, not only to lose weight but to see if I have the willpower to survive on 500 calories per day. ... UK Food Bloggers Association ...

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Ten Weeks of 5:2 Fasting Diet | paulgarrigan.com

Ten Weeks of 5:2 Fasting Diet | paulgarrigan.com | 5:2 diet | Scoop.it
With this diet we still get to eat on the fasting days, but we limit ourselves to 600 calories for men or 500 calories for women. It doesn't seem like that tough a regime to me so I'm fairly confident that it could work for me.

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BBC News - The power of intermittent fasting

BBC News - The power of intermittent fasting | 5:2 diet | Scoop.it
Fasting can not only reduce weight but also has the potential, if properly controlled, for wider health benefits,...
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5:2 diet: healthy recipes 250 calories or less - Telegraph

5:2 diet: healthy recipes 250 calories or less - Telegraph | 5:2 diet | Scoop.it
Keen to get cracking on the 5:2 diet? 500 calories a day (600 for lucky men) can seem forbidding, but Xanthe Clay’s delicious recipes with 250 calories or less will make the fast days fly by.
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Tinned Tomatoes: 5:2 Diet - 230 Calorie Fridge Salad

Tinned Tomatoes: 5:2 Diet - 230 Calorie Fridge Salad | 5:2 diet | Scoop.it

Just in case you don't already know, I am doing the 5:2 Diet after watching the Horizon documentary Eat, Fast & Live Longer, presented by Dr Michael Mosley.

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200-400 cal recipes - Recipes - BBC Good Food

200-400 cal recipes - Recipes - BBC Good Food | 5:2 diet | Scoop.it
Satisfying suppers and delectable desserts don't have to be packed with calories, as our top picks prove.
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BBC News - Today - Can fasting be good for the brain?

BBC News - Today - Can fasting be good for the brain? | 5:2 diet | Scoop.it
Prof Mark Mattson, a neuroscientist in Baltimore says that fasting makes cells stronger and more resistant to disease.
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LOSE WEIGHT TO BEAT DEMENTIA – Express.co.uk

LOSE WEIGHT TO BEAT DEMENTIA – Express.co.uk | 5:2 diet | Scoop.it
LOSE WEIGHT TO BEAT DEMENTIA – Express.co.uk. Posted in lose weight on 08/20/2012 11:03 pm by admin. Obesity expert Dr Ian Campbell. A 10-year study into the lifestyles of thousands of middle-aged workers has shown the fatter ...

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Starve one day, then pig out the next! Is this the perfect diet?

Starve one day, then pig out the next! Is this the perfect diet? | 5:2 diet | Scoop.it
Gorging yourself on burgers, chips and cakes one day then eating fewer calories than those in a cheese sandwich the next might sound like an eating disorder.
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CRON and ADF For Longer Life

CRON and ADF For Longer Life | 5:2 diet | Scoop.it
It seems that people who eat very little have less incidence of cancer, diabetes, heart disease, strokes and other conditions that tend to affect people in western civilisations today.
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Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1): a growth hormone

Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1): a growth hormone | 5:2 diet | Scoop.it

IGF-1 is an important growth hormone, mediating the protein anabolic and linear growth promoting effect of pituitary GH. It has a GH independent growth stimulating effect, which with respect to cartilage cells is possibly optimised by the synergistic action with GH.

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The 5:2 diet: can it help you lose weight and live longer? - Telegraph

The 5:2 diet: can it help you lose weight and live longer?  - Telegraph | 5:2 diet | Scoop.it
The Olympics inspired us to pursue the physique and healthy glow of athletes. Daily training looks like hard work, but intermittent fasting has been suggested as the key to sustained weight loss and increased longevity.
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Mozzarella Chicken & Roasted Vegetables

Mozzarella Chicken & Roasted Vegetables | 5:2 diet | Scoop.it
This week the Domestic Prince and I did a two day fast after having watched the BBC Horizon programme, “Eat, Fast and Live Longer” a few weeks ago.  Research has shown that by fasting you can great...
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