(This is a great article for those on the HCG diet who exclusively use the scale to measure progress) For Darcy McLeod, 28, fitting into her mother’s designer wedding dress was practically a lifelong dream. From the time she could pronounce the word “nuptials,” the Minneapolis-based paralegal coveted the dress which had been painstakingly preserved Read more about HCG Diet Progress: Sale vs. Mirror Measure[…]
In the weight loss race, understanding what helps to speed up metabolism and burn more calories is the key to winning. Adding or increasing exercise—particularly strength training and high-intensity cardio—and stepping up protein intake may help burn more calories, achieving the desired result. Protein in particular is said to galvanize the thermic effect of food—or Read more about Protein for Weight Loss and Metabolism[…]
Around since the 1950s, the popular yet controversial hCG diet was designed to facilitate rapid weight loss without the issues that challenge—and ultimately sabotage—many diets, predominantly gnawing, unrelenting hunger pangs and fatigue.
Originated by Dr. A.T.W. Simeons, who’d studied obesity for 40 years prior to creating the diet protocol featuring injections of hCG, or human […]
There is a lot of controversy regarding the HCG diet amongst those that have tried it and those that have not. The FDA is squarely against HCG injections as a weight loss aid and has issued a disclaimer about the product which states: “HCG has not been demonstrated to be effective adjunctive therapy in the Read more about The HCG Injections Diet: Does it Work or Not?[…]
The HCG Diet Phase 3 is in many ways one of the most critical stages. After you go through injections and a 500 calorie, high protein diet, the last thing you want to do is put the weight back on, right? Phase 3 is the ‘Stabilization’ period and refers to the three weeks after you complete the Read more about HCG Diet Phase 3: What is It?[…]