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HCG Drops?

Has anyone tried these? A co-worker of mine is doing this and it seems to be working for her but I just dont see how you can live off of 500 cals a day ? If you did try did you gain as soon as you stopped?

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Asked by cwgrlmamma at 1:46 PM on Jun. 7, 2011 in Diet & Fitness

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  • HCG drops,is she taking those?

    Answer by dancer at 1:50 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • Yes the drops

    Comment by cwgrlmamma (original poster) at 1:56 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • I would never do this....of course you will lose weight on only 500 calories a day, you are starving your body. But you don't just lose fat you lose muscle. And that low of calories can actually cause organ damage.....damage that may not show it's ugly face until years later. On one of the weight loss groups here one woman took these drops for about a year, now she has a heart condition from it!

    NOT worth it.

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 5:30 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • ANY diet that limits your calorie intake that much should be avoided. Who can maintain that for life, anyway? It's recipe for disaster. You're guaranteed to gain that weight back. It's the epitome of a fad diet. Try looking for something you can maintain for the rest of your life, if you want to keep the weight off.

    Answer by musicpisces at 6:50 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

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