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HCG Diet

2009 Diet Trends

With critics and fans lining both sides of the aisle, the HCG Diet might have been one of the most controversial dieting trends this year. HCG is most commonly known as a hormone produced by pregnant women to form the placenta. The hormone tells the hypothalamus to activate fat stores, especially important during pregnancy as it fuels the placenta.
What does this have to do with weight loss? Some people have found that by taking HCG injections while eating an extremely low calorie diet, they will experience weight loss of up to three pounds a day.

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Carol Perkins

I am on the HCG diet and I love it. I two would love to get some rescipes. Keep working and I would love to have a partner work with.

posted May 10th, 2011 8:17 am


Ben

Why can I only eat 500 calories?
HCG causes your hypothalamus to mobilize the stored fat in your body. While you are consuming 500 calories, your hypothalamus is continually releasing stored fat which your body burns for fuel. You are actually running on 3500-4000 calories a day, which is the equivalent of 1-2 pounds!

posted Apr 5th, 2011 3:09 pm


MAYRA

donde puedo comprar las injecciones, gotas o pastillas y modo de empleo dieta a seguir y el valor

posted Mar 5th, 2011 11:11 am


Bonnie

My husband and I just started the HCG diet yesterday and we both are experiencing headaches. Glad to hear they only last the first few days. I have seen the results of this diet with co workers and I look forward to doing it. Just can hardly wait for the aches to go away.

posted Jan 9th, 2011 8:08 pm


Christina

I just started the HCG diet and I have lost a total of 12 pounds in 7 days. I have had no side effects and I am on the 500 calorie diet. There are several videos on Youtube that you can check out before starting it. I researched this for 8 months before I purchased it and I finally began on the 15th of November. It is wonderful.

posted Nov 22nd, 2010 9:55 pm


trish

Does anyone knoow where this can be bought in Ireland?

posted Nov 10th, 2010 3:52 pm


clover

hi im from ireland,does anyone know
where i can get this in ireland,sounds really good would love to try it,xxx

posted Nov 2nd, 2010 1:20 am


Nicke

I want to try it but in scared I try so many diet before this one sound dangerous

posted Sep 17th, 2010 4:19 pm


Linda

Not true! I know many people who have lost large amounts of weight and have kept it off. I have lost 30 lbs. The syptoms you speak of as a reaction to the hcg with headaches & so forth is not true. Only in the first few days when the body is releasing toxins do the head & muscle aches occur.

posted Jun 18th, 2010 1:47 am



   
 

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