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Can i stop hCG diet early?

Can i stop hCG diet early?

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. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Can i get sick on the hCG diet?

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 for losing weight. I can't recommend it. ...Read more

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Can I start the hCG diet 12:30 in the afternoon?

Can I start the hCG diet 12:30 in the afternoon?

Yes, but...: Start the fourth day after your 72 hour load. Your first meal can be at 12:30 if you want. The best results are with USP HCG that is given by injection. Make sure you do the maintenance diet after you finish the HCG protocol or you will put your weight right back on. ...Read more

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Am i allowed to eat other vegetables on the hCG diet?

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 quality subq injectable HCG that we test and a strict 500 cal diet that we go over with the pt and it says what veggies and how much of them u can have for your meals. ...Read more

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I started my hCG diet today and cheated, do I need to restart?

I started my hCG diet today and cheated, do I need to restart?

See below: The American Society of bariatric physicians does not recommend the hCG diet..most patients who follow this program gain all their weight back. Because you really don't learn how to eat correctly for yourself. Talk with your doctor... Learned eat correctly and you won't have a problem. For more information go to www.weighstation.net and check out the newsletters ...Read more

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How to tell if I am the only one that is still craving lots of food on the hCG diet?

How to tell if I am the only one that is still craving lots of food on the hCG diet?

Don't starve: The original HCG diet is too restrictive and not recommended. Get off the 'why bother eating' diet. Eat whole foods, lots of vegetables, enough protein, and good fats such as coconut and olive oil. Restrict carbohydrates. ...Read more

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If I conceived while on the hCG diet, what are my risks?

If I conceived while on the hCG diet, what are my risks?

Likely minimal: The drops which are sold at health food stores are probably a scam with no real active ingredients capable of being absorbed orally. The injections use a tiny dose compared to what is used by specialists to help couples conceive, and is dwarfed by the amount the pregnancy will soon produce. There are no studies, but i suspect the effects would be negligible. If you conceive, the diet is over! ...Read more

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How much cla can I take on the hCG diet?

How much cla can I take on the hCG diet?

500-600 kcals: This is an extreme diet, so make sure it is done with supervision. ...Read more

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I have heard about the hCG diet. Is it safe?

I have heard about the hCG diet. Is it safe?

Yes but...: Hcg is not likely going to cause any harm but weight loss is due to the severe caloric restriction. In men with low testosterone and normal testes, it may work better because the HCG will increase the testosterone level. In women, HCG may increase progesterone. Higher Progesterone may lead to less anxiety and therefore less eating. Overall, smart eating plus increased activity is a better choice. ...Read more

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Can I use domperidone while on the hCG diet?

Can I use domperidone while on the hCG diet?

I wouldn't recommend: I wouldn't recommend the combination of domperidone and the HCG diet . I also wouldn't recommend the HCG diet. ...Read more