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what is hcg diet ?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
HCG DIET: One way of losing weight is by having human chorionic gonadrotopin injections and some 500 cal diet.
Answered on Apr 27, 2014
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Dr. Norma jo Waxman
32 years experience Family Medicine
There are lots of risks involved in this diet, and it has not been well studied. I would not recommend it
Apr 27, 2014

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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Doesn't sound safe: 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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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Yes: If you are doing the 500 cal diet, it is best to stop. That kind of diet is not safe and will not provide you with enough nutrients.
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