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What to eat in hcg diet if person does not eat meat fish or eggs. i came to know that quinoa is the one item can be eaten instead of meat ?

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Dr. Jane Van Dis answered

Specializes in 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 supervision of physician, but overall the caloric intake is too low to be healthy. Beans, legumes, dairy, quinoa are some alternatives to animal based proteins. Please make sure that if you are doing this diet, it's under supervision of a physician

Answered 7/12/2018

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