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hcg diet

have you tried it? did it work? was it hard to follow?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:29 AM on Apr. 8, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • I have never heard of it. What does it require?
    KarmicChild

    Answer by KarmicChild at 11:44 AM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • That should really be a last resort if it's absolutely essential that you lose a lot of weight immediately, and you should be under direct supervision of a doctor. The diet isn't as simple as just taking hCG -- that's in addition to a very strict 500 calorie a day diet. That's like one meal spread out over the whole day. The hCG just helps with the side effects that such a low-calorie diet can produce and with weight distribution.

    I've never tried it, but I would imagine that yes, it would be very hard to follow, but only getting 500 calories a day is bound to show results.

    Talk to your doctor before you do anything, though.
    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 11:56 AM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • i know it's pretty hardcore, since i've been on my birth control for 5 months, i've gained 40lbs, and i was working out everyday and watching what i ate :(
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:44 PM on Apr. 9, 2010

  • karmic...you take hcg 3 times a day and follow a strict 500 calorie a day diet consisting of protein, fruit and veggies...what it does is enable your body to feed off your stored fat, so while you are eating 500 calories a day, with what your body is eating from the stored fat you are actually eating like 3500 a day, and you supposedly still feel full, i'm not sure though, that's why i came here, lol
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:46 PM on Apr. 9, 2010

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