Midlife Fitness Files: Michael Mosley on creating the 5:2 diet and reversing his diabetes – Telegraph.co.uk


Posted: December 2, 2019 at 4:46 pm

Midlife Fitness Files: The Telegraph's new health series, in which we get keep fit advice from the experts as they talk us through their weekly workouts and daily diet stats

In 2012 I was 13 and a half stone had a 36-inch waist and Type 2 diabetes. I made a film called Live Fast, Live Longer based on the idea of Intermittent Fasting (IF) and came up with the 5:2 diet concept. I tested it on myself and shed nine kilos, my waist dropped to 34 inches and my Type 2 diabetes reversed.

Now, I eat a mainly Mediterranean diet and practice Time Restricted Eating which is fasting for 14 hours and eating for ten, so Clare and I stop eating at 8pm and start again at 10am the next day. It was actually...

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