The 5-Factor Diet
What is it?
This simple diet, created by personal trainer Harley Pasternak, is
designed to last five weeks. It consists of five small meals a
day, combined with 25 mins of exercise broken down into five five-minute bursts.
How does it work?
Eating regularly will keep you feeling full and stave off dangerous hunger
pangs. Each meal contains up to 300 calories and on top of that, you're also
allowed two snacks of around 200 calories each.
Who is the 5-Factor diet good for?
People with big appetites - five meals a day should keep grazers happy. Busy people who struggle to fit in a whole gym session.
What are the drawbacks?
If you work full time, you may struggle to fit in five meals a day, even if they are easy to prepare.
What do you do?
People who sign up to the
5 Factor Diet
will receive hundreds of recipe ideas for each of their five daily meals. Each
meal only needs five ingredients and supposedly takes five mins to prepare. You
also receive an online weight tracker, a customised fitness plan and daily
A typical day on the 5-Factor diet
Find out more:
You can buy Harley Pasternak's book 'The
5 Factor Diet
- Get the body you want in just 5 weeks' at
- More than 100 pages of low-calorie-if not particularly imaginative-recipes are
included (such as Chicken and Rice Miso Soup and Roast Beef with Carrot-Pear
Slaw), each of which include five ingredients and take five minutes to prepare.
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Article source: GoodToKnow.co.uk