The 5:2 Diet

The 5:2 diet is a specific approach to weight loss, where you eat as usual five days a week and fast the last two days. When you fast, you can intake 500 calories a day if you are a woman and 600 calories a day if you are a man.

Why the 5:2 Diet?

A lot of people chose this diet because it is flexible and adjustable according to your daily routines. The diet does not dictate any rules about what to eat and when, however make sure to stay in your calorie range during the two days when you fast. The other five days, you can stick to your normal diet.

How does the Diet Work?

On the five regular days you can eat your normal diet. Women should stay around 1600 calories and men around 1800 calories.  It is better to consume variations of high fiber and whole wheat products such as pasta, rice and bread in addition to fruits and vegetables, in order to feel fullness and stay healthy. It is suggested to consume 600 grams of vegetables and fruits a day, primarily vegetables. Keep your calorie intake to a minimum on the two days where you fast and make sure to drink a reasonable amount of water, which will also make you feel full. Besides water you can also drink black coffee and tea which does not contain any calories.

The 5:2 Diet with Nupo

The Nupo VLCD diet and the One Meal series are good options for meals on the days where you fast, because it makes it easy to keep track of your calorie intake. Choose between the Nupo VLCD diet and the One Meal series.

  1. Use the Nupo VLCD diet on the days where you fast to make sure that you stay within your allowed calorie range. The Nupo diet contains all the necessary vitamins and minerals that your body needs. When using the Nupo diet it is important that you drink a minimum of 2-3 liters of water a day.

  2. The Nupo One Meal series is a variety of meal replacements that comes in form of bars and “ready to drink” shakes, which are also good options on the days when you fast. For example, if you eat two Nupo One Meal bars it will leave you enough room to consume a piece of fruit.

When using the Nupo VLCD diet and the Nupo One Meal products you don’t need to take a vitamin supplement because all of our products contain all the vitamins and minerals that your body needs.

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