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EMPRESSAMQ Posts: 5,077
7/6/13 10:23 A

No, have heard of Fast Five, but not the Fast Diet.

DWROBERGE Posts: 251,041
7/5/13 9:28 P

ixne

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7/5/13 9:27 P

Here is a link to a thread on the Diet and Nutrition Boards, concerning this:
www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.a
sp?imboard=7&imparent=30210798


You will note a comment from Dietitian Becky, too!

Kris

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7/5/13 8:37 P

nope

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7/5/13 8:12 P

I haven't heard of it, although a friend and I did this once for 19 days....ate a total of 500 calories per day, eating 50 calories every hour or so. (booze for some reason didn't count but that was our decision, LOL) We both lost about 9 lbs...and no, didn't maintain it, although my job was active enough at that time that I didn't gain MORE than that when I went back to eating normally. This was about 6 yrs ago and I remember thinking it was a great way to drop pounds fast if you absolutely had to. I don't know where my friend came up with the idea, and my activity level was pretty high too, so I guess it was a combination of the two....

FENWAYGIRL18 Posts: 5,868
7/5/13 7:50 P

I was watching Rachael Ray and this doctor was talking about the fast diet and how it's the new rage, you eat somewhat healthy for 5 days a week and then a woman only eats 500 calories for two days and a man 600 for 2 days they say it shocks the system to burn more fat.
Is anyone on this or heard of it?

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