The HCG Diet is a medical diet using a homeopathic remedy in combination with a low fat 500 calorie per day diet for a period of 21- 90 days followed by a three week period of no starch and no sugar stabilizing phase. After the hCG Diet, you can expect to have an improved metabolism and maintain weight more easily than after a traditional low calorie diet, and expect weight loss of 1/2 -2 lb (1/4 – 1 kilo) a day. A weight loss of 30lb (13.5 kilos) a month.
Who is Dr Simeons?
Dr. A.T.W. Simeons is the original physician who developed and researched the HCG Diet Protocol in the 1950’s in Italy. His book, “Pounds and Inches; a new approach to obesity” (available to read in full on this website) details the way the HCG Diet changes the metabolism and offers instructions on the specific foods and methods to do the diet correctly.
What does HCG stand for and what is it?
It is an abbreviation for human chorionic gonadotropin. HCG is composed of 244 amino acids. It is a hormone that is produced by the placenta of a pregnant woman.
Is there any hCG in the homeopathic remedy, if not why does it work so well.
No there is no hCG as such in the homeopathic version. The hCG hormone is made into a homeopathic remedy (diluted many hundreds of times and potentized) so that it is an energetic imprint of the original substance, it works in the body on an energetic level. We have proven that it works amazingly well and even offer a 100% money back guarantee.
Will I feel hungry while using hCG.
Because hCG is mobilizing your stored fat, your body will be constantly feed by the broken down fat (abnormal fat). Most people report a feeling of being satisfied, as In not hungry, while using hCG even though their actual food intake is only 500 calories.
Are there side effects from using hCG.?
Slight headaches are rarely reported as mild side effect from detoxing, that is not a side effect of taking our hCG drops. Homeopathics have no side effects. Drinking plenty of water will ease any headache or detox symptom.
Is there any on-going support?
Yes we have an Interactive Forum on our website where our client’s questions are answered by a fully qualified Naturopath and Homeopath. This is a great support.
Can I take hCG while using birth control?
hhCG has not been shown to interfere with birth control.
What does homeopathic mean?
Homeopathy is the second most widely used medical system in the world. It’s a more natural form of treatment. Homeopathy is effective, natural and safe without danger.
What does the dosage 6X mean is it an ingredient?
No it’s a homeopathic dilution. 6x means that you have 1 part HCG to 1,000,000 parts water/alcohol.
What is the dilution of the homeopathic version of hCG?
What is the difference between hCG drops or tablets and hCG injections?
hCG drops or tablets are taken under the tongue and directly absorbed into the blood stream. Our homeopathic hCG does not require a prescription. hCG injections must be prescribed by a doctor and are administered by injection into muscle tissue.
Should women start taking hCG when on their period?
The best time for women to start the hCG weight loss program is immediately after their period or menstruation cycle.
How do I keep my goal weight once I stop using hCG?
Don’t think of hCG as just a diet. The hCG program helps reset your metabolism via your weight set-point in the hypothalamus, your fat regulation system, so your body no longer is triggered into storing unneeded fat. But still be aware of the foods you take into your body.
Should I have a prescription and doctor involved while using hCG tablets?
Whenever considering a weight loss program, consult with your healthcare provider. With that said, hCG homeopathic drops do not require a prescription.
Can vegetarians use hCG for weight loss?
Yes vegetarians can use hCG for weigh loss following the Vegetarian protocol.
Can pregnant women use this diet?
It is not advisable to diet while pregnant as you are feeding your baby. Check with your doctor.
Can hCG be used while breastfeeding?
It is best to ask your doctor though it is known that hCG is naturally produced by women during pregnancy and menstruation.
Can men use hCG for weight loss?
Yes, men find great success in using hCG for weight loss.
How can I only survive on 500 calories a day?
hCG releases 1500 to 4000 calories (from your stored fat) with the additional 500 calories that you are eating is equal to a 2000 to 4000 calorie diet, which is why people do not feel hungry while on the hCG Diet.
Wouldn't I lose 1 to 2 pounds without hCG if I was eating only 500 calories?
If you attempted to lose weight by only eating 500 calories it would eventually back fire because your body would think that you were starving and would begin to store additional fat.
How much weight can I lose per day?
1/2 to 2 lb (1/4 -1 kilo) per day. Or 30 lb (13 1/2 kilos) per month.
Can I work out and exercise?
Yes but Dr. Simeons says not to start anything new as far as strenuous exercise is concerned. If you are already doing it then continue but know that you will not have the stamina you expect, also if you fatigue the muscles they will retain fluid and you will gain weight. Most people figure out how to cut back on the workouts without cutting it out completely. Walking is always good.
Can you feel aches and pains with this diet?
Some people experience them. When the fat disappears so quickly, the muscles are at a bit of a loose end. They are normally packed up against the fat and when the fat disappears, they need to acclimatise to the new environment. It’s a temporary, very mild affect to do with adjustment to your new, slimmer body.
Can you have hair loss with this diet?
You can have some hair loss if your hair follicles are unhealthy. Hair loss is not a side effect of the hCG remedy it is what can happen when you detox as you lose weight. It is good to lose the unhealthy hair, like your hair follicles are detoxing as well as your body. Then your hair will grow back in a healthy way.
What does sublingually mean?
It means under the tongue.
What is the difference between HCG and HHCG?
It’s the same thing hhCG is homeopathic human chorionic gonadotropin. And hCG means human chorionic gonadotropin.