I’m a fiend for courgettes, but not everyone feels the love. Fair enough – when cooked badly, courgettes can create an unpleasant and watery ratatouille, or a dark green, floppy disc in a plate of Mediterranean vegetables….
A few months ago, I tried out the 5:2 diet. It never really appealed, but I figured that the best way to make an informed judgement was to give it a go, and see what all the hype was about.
As expected, the feast days were no problem.
But – also, as expected – the fast days were dreadful. I always try to eat healthily. To listen to my body, and give it what it needs, be that a piece of red meat, or a bowl of porridge so it’s an odd feeling having to ignore hunger, ignore cravings, and let your diet be entirely dictated by the magic number 500.…