5:2 Diet The Easy Way

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5:2 The Fasting Diet

The diet has risen in popularity over recent years due to its simplicity and coverage in various documentaries and studies.

So what is the 5:2 diet?

Based on the principle know as intermittent fasting (IF) where you eat normally at certain times and fast during the others, the plan is quite simple. You eat normally for 5 days of the week and fast on the remaining two.
This works by cutting your calorie intake for those 2 days to a 1/4 of their normal level. It is suggested to have between 500-600 calories if you are female or 600-700 if you are male.  The success of this diet relies on not over eating during your normal eating days.
Although is simple and effective, this type of diet does not produce the best weight loss results due to it intermittent nature. So if you are looking for faster weight loss it is recommended that you look at the other Low Calorie Diet plans.

How Can Shake That Weight Products Help

Shake That Weight meal replacements are ideal for your 2 fasting days per week. You will always know how many calories you are achieving. The meal replacements are tasty, satisfying and provide your with all your essential nutrients for the day. You can decide whether you want them to be part of your diet or to completely substitute all your calories for the day.


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Delicious meals

Some of our wide range of tasty meal options


Available in chocolate, banana, cafe latte, caramel, strawberry, hazlenut, and vanilla flavours.


Available in beef chilli, chicken & veg, and chicken curry flavours.


Available in vegetable, mushroom, tomato and chicken flavour.


Available in milk chocolate, honey nougat, muesli, dark chocolate, maple fruits & almond, and lemon flavours.


A delicious and nutritious porridge to kick-start your day.

Ready Meals

Available in chicken & creamed spinach, beef & veg, sweet & sour chicken, chicken with tarragon and more

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4.51 Average

1489 Reviews

13 hours ago

The taste was unexpectedly good *

A Davenport

1 day ago

I stuck to the plan and lost 4kgs in one week. *


2 days ago


b dunbar

2 days ago

Ok ,so ,low carb diets are HARD day two and three are a misery ... however push through it and with shake the weight you will see results and fast ... boredom for me now is the down side , but the results keep pushing me further .. be in the right headspace before you start the diet and you will succeed! *

H Hellstern

3 days ago

Only just into the second week but 9lb lost in week 1. The food is tasty but shakes and porridge seem a bit too sweet. I like the noodles. Very nice to have something hot. *


* Weight loss results are different for each individual and yours may vary.

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* Weight loss results are different for each individual and yours may vary.

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All the information is available on our diet plan page. If you are unsure why not try our diet plan finder .

Shake That Weight is based on the very low calorie diet principle to encourage more rapid weight loss than traditional diets. The plans are also formulated so that you can have smaller more regular meals throughout the day, which is proven to reduce cravings, keep steady blood sugar levels and increase your metabolism.

We do not offer free samples but we have a discounted Taster Pack with free delivery so you can try the products of your choosing before committing to a big order.

This varies by individual and is determined by your metabolism and lifestyle etc. If you would like to see what others have achieved, read our success stories and reviews in which customers have lost up to 10 stone.

Due to the intermittent nature of the 5:2 diet you may find better weight loss results on our other  very low calorie diet plans..

No. But light exercise like 30 mins of walking a day is advised

We don’t have local consultants, but we have a very active online support group and email support.

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