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

If you’re looking for a simple, flexible approach to staying a healthy weight and enjoying your food, intermittent fasting is for you.

By cutting down just twice a week, you can transform your attitude to food, save money, and cut your risk of serious illness.

This site gives you all the information you need to start today. Discover how 5:2 works, cook delicious 5:2 friendly meals using our recipes, listen to free podcasts on your phone, and read how the five 5:2 books can help you be the weight you want to be.

There are no gimmicks, no expensive foods, and no weekly meetings. No wonder it’s a hit with many thousands of men and women worldwide… Find out how you can join them.

It worked for me - it can work for you too.

It worked for me – it can work for you too.

LATEST NEWS:  Want intermittent fasting combined with gut health and a guilt-free attitude to nourishing foods? My NEW book is called The Dirty Diet: ditch the guilt, love your food – and it’s about eating the foods you love, not feeling guilty about grains or downbeat about dairy, and using the latest scientific research to reach and maintain your perfect weight. Read more…