UPDATE: This episode will air again on August 23, 2011.
Tune in this Tuesday, February 22, to learn the truth about the hCG diet on Dr. Oz. This weight loss procedure promises to help you lose as much as a pound per day or even more, but this “weight loss miracle” may be too good to be true.
Dr. Oz hosts guests from both sides of the argument: those who say it worked for them and people who experienced serious side effects.
HGC is a pregnancy hormone that’s FDA-approved as part of fertility treatments. To follow the hCG “cure,” dieters must eat only 500 calories per day, a restriction severe enough to cause major weight loss and side effects itself.
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