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The Fast Diet by Michael Mosley

Is anyone following this plan? My husband and I saw the BBC show and were very impressed. We decided to give this plan a try, and we've just finished our two "fast" days. The next five days will be "normal" eating. All of the reviews I've read have been glowing. Has anyone in PT found success with this plan?

Wed. Aug 14, 12:28am

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never heard of it, but I am studying to become a health coach and we are learning there are many dietary theories.. Atkins ,Paleo, Eat To Live, low carb, veg, raw, you name it. so will have to look this one up..

good luck.


Friday, August 16, 2013, 5:48 PM

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ok I looked up this plan.. I do not think the idea of 400 and 500 some calorie day is something I would like..

one thing when you do a plan it has to be sustainable and lasting.. I dont see this plan this way..

this is my opinion and not saying it wont work, but its like buying foods on a meal plan having them sent to you.. once you go off them you will gain the weight again..

once you stop fasting and continue to eat you may gain the weight back..

let me know if you try it, but please do be careful.. make sure you are eating enough.


Saturday, August 17, 2013, 3:01 AM

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Thanks Lynneta,
Always appreciate your opinion. For women it's 500 calories for two days and for men it's 600 for two days. We loaded up on veggies and a little protein for those two days so it wasn't bad at all. It acted like a mini cleanse. Will let you know how it works over time.


Saturday, August 17, 2013, 2:45 PM

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I have no idea what my calorie intake is to be honest I focus on Gbombs, nuts fruits and I dont count calories. I am never hungry.. went from 200 in april. to 173 now..

let me know how it goes :)


Saturday, August 17, 2013, 5:01 PM

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Lynneta, what are Gbombs?

Saturday, August 17, 2013, 5:08 PM

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greens beans onions mushrooms berrries, seeds

Dr Furhman Eat To Live.


Saturday, August 17, 2013, 5:11 PM

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Thanks for the explanation.

Sunday, August 18, 2013, 3:01 PM

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yw anytime

Sunday, August 18, 2013, 7:54 PM

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Just finishing up on similar

I love this. I would like to read more. I have lost 15 lbs and husband 30 lbs. I feel healthier than ever. Could you send me the original plan outlines? Mine is similar but not the same. Thanks!

Monday, August 19, 2013, 3:41 PM

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Thanks for letting me know you've found success with this plan. I just watched a program on the BBC. Go to that site and type in MM name and you'll find the program. It's really very simple plan, isn't it? On our "fast" days, we try and have a little protein with lots of veggies. We still have to watch to make sure we don't go over 500 for me 600 for DH. On the other five days, we are finding that we don't want to eat as much as before. We were able to keep off the weight we lost during the first two fast days. We'll see what happens this week. Thanks again for the input.


Monday, August 19, 2013, 7:32 PM

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