The 5:2 Diet: Can It Help You Lose Weight And Live Longer?

  Dr Michael Mosley writes…Several months ago I set myself an ambitious goal: to find a way to live longer, stay younger and lose weight. I also wanted to go on enjoying the foods I normally eat and make as few changes to my lifestyle as possible. After talking to several scientific experts, I have spent the past few months trying a controversial diet that challenges conventional views about how and when we should eat. It is called intermittent fasting – reducing your food intake on alternate days. Although most of the great religions advocate fasting (devout Muslims finish fasting for Ramadan […] Read more »