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Have you heard

of the HCG diet? And what is your thought on it....

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racingmomma

Asked by racingmomma at 2:45 PM on Jun. 2, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • When you go on a diet, or use a diet aid, you are just putting yourself on the gain/loss rollercoaster; frustrating for you, & hard on your body. In order to maintain a healthy weight, you need to have a healthy lifestyle; this has the added bonus of setting a great example for your kids.
    Start with regular exercise, as simple as walking, for at least 20 min a day at least 3 times a week. Next, drink your water! at least 8 8oz glasses a day. Now, eat your fruits & veggies! 7-8 servings a day, in at least three different colors. Eat your whole grains (loaded with fiber, protein, and lots of energy-giving nutrients), 6-7 servings a day. Cut way back on (or eliminate) meat & dairy. Add beans, lentils & tofu to your diet. You can get free meal plans and recipes from Dr. McDougall, or find his books at your local library: http://www.drmcdougall.com/free.html. Feel free to ask me any questions. -Robin
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 3:04 PM on Jun. 2, 2009

  • I have heard of it, a friend of mine and his wife tried it for 2 short weeks. They felt STARVED and didn't lose weight. Once they quit the weight came right back.
    michiganmom116

    Answer by michiganmom116 at 8:03 PM on Jun. 2, 2009

  • Terrible, its hormones can cause alot of other health problems.
    IraqiVetWife

    Answer by IraqiVetWife at 12:13 AM on Jun. 6, 2009

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