Can You Eat Yogurt On The HCG Diet?
Sep17

Can You Eat Yogurt On The HCG Diet?

Yes, yogurt can be eaten on the HCG diet. However, it can’t be eaten on all the phases. After finishing phase 2, the low 500 calorie portion of the HCG diet. Dieters can start to include new foods. The rule to remember in phase 3 is no sugar and starches. Yogurt is a great food for phase 3, but it must be sugar free. Because the HCG is no longer begin taken, the dieter has a wide host of food options. Yogurt is just one choice of...

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Is There A Vegetarian Menu For The HCG Diet?
Sep17

Is There A Vegetarian Menu For The HCG Diet?

There are no menus designed for a vegetarian using the HCG Diet. But there are food lists and recipes available for vegetarians. For example, a vegetarian food list can be found at thinnow.com/vegetarian.pdf. Vegetarian dieters may not realize, but there are a variety of HCG plans currently available to them. They, more than other dieters, need to ensure they are working under the supervision of a doctor, because of their dietary...

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Anwering Your HCG Diet Questions
Sep12

Anwering Your HCG Diet Questions

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...

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Does Thyroid Medication Have an Adverse Effect on Weight Loss with the HCG Diet?

If you are someone considering the HCG diet and are currently taking medication for an underactive or in-active thyroid than this is the article for you. Thousands of people struggling with losing weight with hypothyroidism are in the same boat. The main cause of this disease is an iodine deficiency. The medication prescribed for thyroid disease is meant to combat this effect. The good news is that the HCG diet can essentially have...

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Can I do a 800 Calorie HCG Diet?

The HCG diet is a very strict diet that restricts your calorie intake to 500 calories per day. Many people worry about this diet, thinking that the calorie restriction is dangerous. However, you must remember that you are taking HCG as well during the diet, which releases 3000-4000 calories into your bloodstream per day. The protocol has been very thoroughly developed over the years, and must be followed exactly in order to work....

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Is it safe to mix Xylitol and the HCG Diet?

Xylitol is a natural sweetener made by birch trees. While on the HCG diet, Xylitol can be consumed in very small doses such as in gum or mints approved for the diet. A question many dieters ask is whether Xylitol and HCG is a good combination. It’s our opinion that using Xylitol as a coffee sweetener or food additive will one decline your weight loss efforts. The one approved sweetener for the HCG diet is Stevia. The foods approved...

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Can I do a 2nd Round on the HCG Diet?

Yes,you can. Dieters who start the HCG diet plan don’t always shoot for the maximum number of pounds that can be lost on the plan. They don’t try to lose 40 pounds all at one. They take a small bite before trying to eat the whole cooking. To lose 40 pounds would mean completing a 60 day program. Some dieters prefer to dip their toe in and work the plan for 26 days and lose between 20-30 pounds. There is nothing wrong with that...

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What Results Can You Expect On The HCG Diet?
Sep21

What Results Can You Expect On The HCG Diet?

Everyone’s HCG diet results vary according to a number of factors. Number of pounds you need to lose is the most important. Lifestyle, age, underlying medical conditions and dedication to the plan are some others. Anyone who follows the proven protocol as written by Dr. Simeons in his book “Pounds and Inches: A New Approach to Obesity” will see results. During the VLCD, or very low calorie diet phase, people report losing anywhere...

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Weight Gain During Maintenance Phase
Sep18

Weight Gain During Maintenance Phase

The Maintenance Phase (P 3) comes immediately after the VLCD phase (P2) and last for six weeks. This is when you teach your body to maintain the weight you lost during P2. You should not be losing or gaining more than 2 pounds during this phase. This is not a weight loss phase, it is a weight maintenance phase. If you still have more pounds to lose, you should do another round of the protocol after completing the maintenance phase....

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What Happens When HCG Levels are Increased During a Diet?
Sep07

What Happens When HCG Levels are Increased During a Diet?

The Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin (HCG) levels are raised during the HCG diet plan. Dr. Simeons realized the benefit of this in the 1950s when he developed his HCG Weight Loss Protocol by observing the affects it had on women during pregnancy. A pregnant woman has increased HCG during pregnancy to feed her baby and provide nutrition for herself. HCG is naturally produced during this time. It happens automatically and is critical...

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