Welcome to the 5:2 Diet – the proven way to lose weight and improve your health.

Whoever you are, wherever you live, whatever you do, this can work for you. Intermittent fasting is simple, flexible and free – and you only need to do it twice a week. You will save money, and even cut your risk of serious illness.

You can start today – using free information and inspiration on this site! Plus, discover how Kate’s four 5:2 books can help you plan for success – including the brand new 5:2 Good Food Kitchen. Cook delicious 5:2 friendly meals using our recipes. And learn how to apply these part-time principles to transforming the parts of your life that make you happiest.

What are you waiting for? Get started right now.

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What's New

New 5:2 recipe book plus Festive Fasting tips!

5.2 Good Food Kitchen


The 5:2 Good Food Kitchen recipe book has just been published – with over 80 recipes to help you make a fresh start in 2015 – plus lots of great tips, ideas, research & inspiring stories from people who’ve lost up to 40kg/90lbs on 5:2.

And we’ve also prepared our top Festive Fasting Tips to help you enjoy all the celebrations and stay in the best shape for the new year!


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