A 32-year-old female asked:
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i have abruptly stopped the hcg diet and am gaining weight. how do i stop this!?

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Reset metabolism: The HCG diet puts your body into starvation mode and changes metabolic 'set point.' and then when you resume normal diet, your metabolism has been altered and you gain weight. Best at this point is to change metabolic set point with increased exercise and normal 1400-1600 kcal diet, depending on your height/weight. You should see scale start to bend back. Good luck!
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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