HCG Diet Basics
The Modern HCG Weight Loss Diet
HCG-driven weight loss is a major breakthrough in losing stubborn body fat. Everyone succeeds when they follow the plan exactly. This advanced fat loss program has been helping people lose abnormal fat for more than 50 years.
HCG stands for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, a hormone that occurs naturally both in males and females. It is best known as the hormone produced by pregnant women. During pregnancy, HCG guides the woman’s metabolism to burn calories from stored fat. Research shows that it works similarly in men and non-pregnant women to promote fat-burning metabolism.
Although the HCG weight loss diet has become very popular lately, it is not a new protocol. In fact, Dr. A.T.W. Simeons designed and published his major report on the complete program in 1954. Although this report gained some attention at that time, it took several years before the HCG protocol caught on in a big way. An increasing number of desperate dieters are turning to HCG to help them finally be successful in losing unwanted pounds for good.
Dr. Simeons reported that patients taking HCG could drastically reduce their caloric intake without experiencing the hunger pains, weakness, headaches, and irritability that typically occur on a very low calorie diet. Furthermore, Dr. Simeons also found that patients did more than just lose weight. They lost abnormal fat and reshaped their bodies the way they were supposed to look. These results happened regardless of whether patients exercised.
Not All Fat Loss is the Same
We now know that our bodies must contain different kinds of fat for good health. This includes fat that cushions our organs, fat that fuels the body between meals, and fat that enables cell membranes to work right.
However, the fat that accumulates around the belly, on the thighs and buttocks, under the arms, and on the inner part of the knees is an abnormal type that is harmful to health. This is the particular kind of fat that people lose on the HCG protocol.
If you have followed one diet after another, repeatedly experiencing weight loss followed by weight gain, it is because standard weight loss diets do not get rid of abnormal fat. Loss of healthy fat demands that you put it back on. Loss of abnormal fat does not.
Will You Starve on 500 Calories Per Day?
HCG helps reduce the craving for food by metabolizing stored fat. In other words, when you use HCG your daily need for calories is met partially by the food you eat and partially by the fat that you burn. Without HCG, 500 calories of food per day is a starvation diet. With HCG, it is not.
One fabulous indicator for getting calories from your own abnormal fat is body reshaping. When abnormal fat disappears, so does the double chin, potbelly, and flab around hips, thighs, and arms. Furthermore, since this fat is used up properly, you will not get saggy skin when you begin to shrink.
Is Fat Loss the Only Benefit?
Fat loss is the target. However, Dr. Simeons also reported that his patients lowered their cholesterol levels, decreased their blood pressure, normalized their sugar metabolism and sometimes even reversed Type 2 diabetes, and improved their skin elasticity.
Furthermore, HCG resets the hypothalamus part of the brain, which helps to rebalance a variety of hormones. Hormone imbalance is one of the most important factors that leads to gaining abnormal fat in the first place.
What Can You Expect?
Tolerance to the treatment is excellent regardless of age or gender. Weight loss and body fat reduction occur comfortably for patients as long as they follow the protocol to the letter. Any deviation from the protocol may undermine the expected results. Patients can expect an average loss of 0.5 to 1.5 pounds per day. Women typically lose fat more slowly than men do. Generally you can expect to drop 15 pounds during a 30-day HCG series.
You might experience mild hunger during the first 5-8 days of the program. By the second week, however, most people find small servings of food to be quite satisfying. Indeed, those who want to lose a substantial amount of weight (30 to 100 pounds or more) look forward to repeating the program until they get to their target weight.
Article by Dr. Dennis Clark
Here is What You Will Need
The only original components of the protocol that people needed in the 1950s were HCG itself and a clinic where doctors administered the program. Things are potentially simpler with the help of Dr. Aceves here in Ajijic monitoring this incredible medical prodacal with fantastic results! Please make your appointment with Dr. Aceves 766-1244 for a 30-day or a 43-day protocol.
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