Introduction And Background
The word HCG might not be well known except in the circle of science and in the circle of dieters. These are two completely different things so how in the world can HCG travel from science to dieting? Well, HCG did. It stands for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin and is actually a hormone in the body. It is utilized for weight loss in the infamous HCG diet and has fast gained fame over the past years. The HCG diet is well known and a lot of people know how it works but rarely anybody knows about how it originated, who discovered it and how it was utilized for weight loss purposes. Well, here is where you can enhance your knowledge about it.
The Doctor Behind It All
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin is a hormone that has been known about for a long time. It is released in the urine of pregnant women and is the main causative factor behind positive pregnancy tests. This particular hormone has a lot of actions in a pregnant woman but how can it help in weight loss? This is where Dr. Simeons made the discovery. He was an endocrinologist, which is a person who studies and deals with hormones. He has written many books and has contributed a lot to medical science. However, his time in India was where he first started to think about HCG. He was incredibly fascinated to see women there who were severely undernourished throughout their pregnancies but they still managed to produce healthy babies. He wondered how it could be so and there studied how the hormone Human Chorionic Gonadotropin enabled pregnant women to keep nourishing their fetuses. He then realized that this hormone was how the pregnant women were able to use their fat to feed their children. And thusâ€¦the HCG diet came into being.
The HCG Diet
As you can see from reading above, the hormone was discovered to work on the stored fat. This is exactly what was needed by obese people to get rid of their obesity. The diet consists of dieting on a specific plan and also consists of homeopathic drops which contain the hormone HCG and is to be taken as instructed. The diet has worked wonders for people!
After Dr. Simeons discovered itâ€™s powers, another discovery was made too. Read it in detail!
No Side Effects!
With all the benefits you are looking at, you might think that there is something wrong with the weight loss theory and there must be some sort of side effect. Well, there are none. It has been thoroughly approved of and even dieters claim they didnâ€™t face any side effects except for a slight headache which can come from thinking about dieting itself sometimes for those who love food. So think about it again!
The HCG diet is not to be taken lightly. As you can see, it has been made by a doctor who even wrote a book on it and it has been researched properly as well. The background is visible for all to see and so is the scientific evidence!