With just over two months until Christmas, it’s not too late to shed a few pounds in time for the planned festive celebrations and the big day itself. Dr. Michael Mosley, diet expert and creator of the Fast 800 has shared his advice for anyone looking to tone up over the next few weeks and some might even lose almost two stones before Santa Claus arrives.
According to the NHS, obesity, which is the term used to describe someone who is very overweight, with a lot of body fat, is a common problem in the UK.
It is estimated that about one in four adults and about one in five children between the ages of 10 and 11 are obese.
With the nights approaching and Christmas fast approaching, it’s not too late to lose weight – and keep it off through the holiday season.
Dr. Michael Mosley previously explained how “some people, following the Fast 800 weight loss plan, have managed to lose two stones in just ten weeks”.
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So what does the Fast 800 Easy entail?
The diet expert describes it as “flexible” and suggests those looking to lose weight should “start with The Very Fast 800”.
The “intensive and rapid weight loss phase” can kick things off.
“Eat 800 to 1,000 calories a day, spread over two or three low-carb meals, and try to avoid snacking,” he says.
“Follow this plan for two to 12 weeks, depending on how much weight you want to lose.
What happens after you lose weight?
“Once you have reached your weight loss goal, switch to The Way Of Life maintenance program: a healthy Mediterranean way to eat – without counting calories but exercising portion control,” says Dr. Michael .
“An easy way to do this is to double the portion size of our low calorie Fast 800 Easy recipes, or add extra protein to a dish, such as fish, chicken or meat, vegetables or less starchy carbs like beans or lentils. .
“However, try to maintain a diet low in sugar and starches, such as bread and pasta, to prevent the weight from regaining.
“If you find your clothes are starting to feel a little too tight, you know what to do,” he previously told the Daily Mail.