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can I have deli meat on the hcg diet

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Accurate information: You might not be aware, but physicians and dieticians are not recommending the hCG diet. I realize the diet is popular and sometimes it's done under s ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Only 500 calorie/day: The HCG diet has a person eating 500 calories a day for more than a month. That's just one big slice of pizza a day. A 4-month old baby eats 500 calor ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Fda is warning consumers that HCG diet medications are considered unproven, and marketing them as diet aids is illegal.
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Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Most people believe: the reason it "works" is because of the severe calorie restriction--500 kcal/day-- associated with it. Theoretically, HCG may exert some appetite supp ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
16 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Only lemon: You can have only juice of one lemon without any sugar, only saccharin or stevia can be used to sweeten.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
There are certian: Vegetables u can eat and certain ones u cannot , you should do the HCG diet only under doctor supervision like i offer pts in my office , we use quali ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: Eat all the non-starchy vegetables you want. The 500 cal restriction is not necessary.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
This is rubbish: "Blood group diets" are total bunk. They have no scientific basis. It was made up by a cynical charlatan in order to sell books to people wh ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Avoid: You will be more certain that your food is not contaminated with bacterial or chemicals when you prepare it yourself from scratch.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
See answer: If healthy, no major change, other than the GB helps digest fats by secreting bile acids, so some people may have to decrease fatty meals, but most pe ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Iron loss?: If your iron levels are "really low, " you need to have this investigated. You could be losing "occult" blood, and this could make you anemic. In so ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
No & no: The easy answer is that there's no evidence that soy is bad for gout. Check out http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21859653. Data behind beans varies ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
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Yes: Unfortunately all sugar is fuel for the bacteria that cause dental decay. Also the acidity in some foods - especially fruit - damages the enamel in te ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
No: it is not uncommon to have isolated bouts of diarrhea. If the diarrhea has resolved and your bowel movements have gone back to your normal, you do not ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Your choice: Many people eat lean red meat in moderation while trying to limit overall calories.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Mai
Dr. David Mai answered
14 years experience Podiatry
Multiple causes: The most common causes of gouty attacks can be attributed to red meat, shellfish, red wines, and cheeses. While this answer is very broad, specifical ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Of course .....: ...if it fits in your calorie allotment! I presume you are talking about a diet designed for weight loss. As long as you eat a reasonable portion and ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dawn Zacharias
27 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly: Alopecia and Celiac and two autoimmune diseases. Avoidance of gluten is essential with celiac because ingestion of gluten will increase your risk for ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Nutritionist : sorry that you're having such trouble with IBS. That diet sounds like a quite strict diet. It is not the usual first step in dealing with IBS, and it ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is a slow process: You will likely lose some weight but do not expect a big change in such as short time. If you can lose one pound per week, you are doing well. This sh ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The diet often recommended with HCG injections is very restrictive, and people often will not feel well. Unfortunately HCG has not been shown helpful ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: Listeria is classically associated with eating soft cheeses like Brie or Camembert. In most reputable restaurants -did you ever try a disreputable o ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Raw diet: Yes it will.

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