So you’ve heard about the HCG diet revolution and now you have questions. You are not alone. The HCG diet protocol is so new and different; the concept is difficult to grasp at first. There are several options for getting your HCG diet questions answered.
First, ask your doctor, your primary care physician can refer you to an HCG diet clinic or provider near you who specializes in the HCG diet. You can also use search engines to locate an office where you can go for support and advice. Finally, there are a number of reputable websites that can answer your questions. Be sure your source follows Dr. Simeons proven protocol and check out their credentials as well.
I have included answers to some common questions below:
What is HCG?
HCG, or human chorionic gonadotropin, is a hormone produce by the placenta to instruct the hypothalamus to release stored fat for the nourishment of the fetus.
How does HCG work?
A small amount of HCG tells the hypothalamus, the part of the brain that regulates many of the body’s functions including how the body handles fat intakes, to mobilize abnormal fat cells allowing them to be burned as fuel for the body.
Why 500 calories?
The 500 calorie diet is specifically designed to provide you will all the nutrients you need while allowing the HCG to do its job.
Is the HCG diet for me?
If you have battles with weight issues and are ready to finally put an end to it, the HCG diet is right for you.
Where can I learn more about Dr. Simeons protocol?
The book Pounds and Inches: A New Approach to Obesity by Dr. A.T.W. Simeons is a great way to learn about the protocol for yourself. You can download a copy for free on our website.