The Authors

The 5:2 diet plan has been created by british doctor Michael Mosley who, jointly with a lifestyle journalist Mimi Spencer, wrote a best-selling book “The Fast Diet“. This book has been published in over thirty-two languages around the world.

Dr. Michael Mosley is also the author of The Clever Gut Diet, The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet, and the coauthor, with Peta Bee, of Fast Exercise. Dr. Mosley trained to be a doctor at the Royal Free Hospital in London before joining the BBC, where he has been a science journalist, executive producer, and, more recently, a well-known television personality. He has won numerous television awards, including an RTS (Royal Television Award), and was named Medical Journalist of the Year by the British Medical Association.