HCG Basics

Yes, there is a way to lose weight quickly and safely! The hCG diet has
helped millions to lose weight and engage in healthier lifestyles. By taking
the first step and making the choice to return to a more invigorating
lifestyle you are on your way!

Some of the benefits of HCG include the following:
1) Positive effect on mood
2) Increased energy levels
3) More rapid loss of inches
The hCG diet was originally developed by Dr. A.T.W. Simeons to aid clinically obese patients in quickly returning to a safer weight zone to avoid deadly health conditions. Research of 40 years and thousands of cases conducted by Dr. Simeons has lead to the concept of the hCG diet, which is meant to be a healthier interpretation and implementation of weight loss rather than the purely cosmetic, over-hyped diets of today.

The 23 Day Program
PHASE 1 – Days 1- 2 Gorging Days plus hCG Injections
PHASE 2 – Days 3-23 hCG Injections 500 Calorie Diet
PHASE 3 – Days 24-26 500 Calorie Diet only No injections

Why do I have to do the “Gorging Days”?
Everyone asks this question. The fact is that this phase is required
to bring the hypothalamus gland in balance. But don’t worry,
whatever is gained here is lost again very quickly!

Is it ok to skip a meal or protein at one of my meals? NO!!!!!!!!!!!!! Never skip any of your meals. It’s important to eat all of your 500 calories and especially your protein so that you lose fat and not muscle.

Let’s Look at the Diet Details
Breakfast and Between Meals
COFFEE OR TEA [UNLIMITED DAILY] One tablespoon of fat free milk can be consumed daily. You can use SACCHARIN OR STEVIA [UNLIMITED] One fruit at breakfast or between meals, 6 hours apart. You can also have 2 servings (30 calories each) of melba toast or grissini bread stick at breakfast or between meals, only 2 per day.

Lunch:

1. 100 grams of veal, beef, chicken breast, fresh white fish, lobster, crab, or shrimp. All visible fat must be carefully removed before cooking, and the meat must be weighed raw. It must be boiled or grilled without additional fat. Salmon, eel, tuna, herring, dried or pickled fish are not allowed. The chicken breast must be removed from the bird.

2. One type of vegetable only to be chosen from the following: spinach, chard, chicory, beet-greens, green salad, tomatoes, celery, fennel, onions, red radishes, cucumbers, asparagus, cabbage.

3. One breadstick (grissino) or one Melba toast.

4. An apple, orange, or a handful of strawberries or one-half grapefruit.

Dinner :

The same four choices as lunch (above.)

The juice of one lemon daily is allowed for all purposes.

Salt, pepper, vinegar, mustard powder, garlic, sweet basil, parsley, thyme, majoram, etc., may be used for seasoning, but no oil, butter or dressing. Up to one tablespoon of onion or garlic may be used to season, per meal.

Tea, coffee, plain water, or mineral water (2 liters of water per day is recommended) are the only drinks allowed, but they may be taken in any quantity and at all times.

The fruit or the breadstick may be eaten between meals instead of with lunch or dinner, must be eaten 6 hours apart, but not more than than four items listed for lunch and dinner may be eaten at one meal.

No medicines or cosmetics other than lipstick, eyebrow pencil and powder may he used without special permission.
(There is an exception to this, most lotions or make up are no long cream based. So read the label, if you are not sure have Lauri or Dr. Aceves check the label for you).

“In many countries specially prepared unsweetened and low Calorie foods are available, and some of these can be tentatively used… the total daily intake must not exceed 500 Calories and as little fat as possible, if the best possible results are to be obtained, that the daily ration should contain 200 grams of fat-free protein and one vegetable per meal.” From Dr Simeon’s “Pounds and Inches.” The manuscript.

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