Basic HCG diet Information
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If you’re looking into losing weight, and have tried countless other diets, odds are you’ve heard the name “Dr. Simeons” or the words “hCG Diet” before. Also, if you’d like to learn more about the protocol (but aren’t sure where to start), here is some very basic information on hCG diet practices.
The protocol was developed by Dr. Simeons, and outlined in his book Pounds and Inches, an invaluable resource for information on hCG Diet. After studying the effects of the human substance chorionic gonadotropin on brain chemistry and the body itself, Dr. Simeons realized the potential for small, supplemental doses of it to help weight loss. Since hCG works on the hypothalamus to help mobilize certain fat deposits in the body, and these same fat deposits are often the “stubborn” ones everyone has a hard time losing (as opposed to the readily-metabolized necessary fat and muscle tissue lost during a starvation diet), he realized that introducing small amounts of the HCG could trigger fat metabolism. And it can effectively be used in people of nearly all ages, and gender. For those concerned about information on hCG diet side-effects, since the levels are several thousand times lower than that naturally produced, they are rare and generally mild, though those with other endocrine disorders should seek the advice of a physician before beginning. (We work exclusively with Dr. Aceves with this group, please see him before starting this diet.)
Calorie restriction to 500 calories per day during the diet is also important, although it is important to note that your body is releasing between 1500 to 2000 calories of fat that the body is consuming in addition to the 500 calories that you are eating. There is a wealth of information on hCG diet recipes and tricks to remain satisfied without cheating or binging. There are flavorful recipes to make, there are numerous books and websites devoted to various incarnations of Dr. Simeons’ method. Beauty products containing fats and oils also need to be limited or avoided, and there are many lists of safe products online, as well as purveyors of “hCG Diet-safe” alternatives to things like lip balm and lotion.
For information on hCG diet methods of taking the hormone, you should find a protocol-savvy physician or clinic in your area. (Dr. Aceves, see link section to go directly to his website for further information or contact info.) Though the HCG is synthesized naturally by the body, it is taken in one of two ways only. By injection or sublingually (absorbed under the tongue). The safest and most effective method for you should be determined by a doctor or clinician, after looking at your medical history and conducting an exam. This can help minimize or eliminate some unwanted side-effects if you are in poor health.
If you are strongly considering going on the protocol and would like more information on hCG diet methods and practices, we strongly encourage reading Dr. Simeons’ manuscript, which is on this website, please go to the top tab marked Dr. Simeons. Though many other hCG-based diets have come about since then, he developed the original, and offers a comprehensive look into brain chemistry, diet, and the minutia of how all of the elements of the diet work together to reset your metabolism, helping you lose weight, and keep it off.