Using the HCG Diet – The Basic Fundamentals

Introduction and background

In this article, we will discuss the HCG diet as it was originally set forth by Dr. Simeons, and also the current thought on how the diet may work in different circumstances. We will bring you through the process from start to finish, so that you have an excellent idea of how to complete this program.

Using the HCG Diet

The recommended dosage of HCG is 10 drops, 3 times daily. It is best not to eat anything for fifteen minutes before or after taking a dose of HCG, and you should apply the drops under your tongue and wait at least fifteen seconds before swallowing. Generally people take their first dose of HCG when they wake up, and wait six to eight hours between each dose. You should keep the dropper clean and store the bottle in a cool dry place, or the fridge if you prefer.

It is important to weigh yourself every morning to track your progress, and it is best to weigh yourself under the same circumstances each day. If you weigh yourself after you have emptied your bladder one day, then you should continue to do so. It is also generally preferred to weigh in before eating breakfast. You should avoid weighing yourself throughout the day as weight fluctuates constantly and is affected by many factors. The most accurate account of your weight loss will come from consistently weighing yourself at the same time each day. You should also be getting seven to eight hours of sleep each night to be well rested and less likely to feel the need for extra food.

Days 1-3

For the first three days of taking the HCG drops you must basically stuff yourself with fatty foods, eating to capacity. This is in order to make sure your fat stores are sufficient to complete the diet effectively. If this step is not taken, you are likely to feel tired or hungry during the diet whereas having completed it you should feel fine throughout. You should eat frequently of highly concentrated foods such as milk chocolate; pastries with whipped cream sugar; fried meats, particularly pork; eggs and bacon; mayonnaise; bread with thick butter and jam; etc. This “gorging” period can become uncomfortable, but it is necessary for the effectiveness of the program.

Days 4-23, or 4-40

At this point you should be on a diet of 500 calories a day. If you wish to lose more than 15 pounds this period will last 36 days, if you wish to lose less than 15 pounds it will be for 20 days. The diet as laid out by Dr. Simeons is as follows:

Breakfast: Tea or coffee in any quantity without sugar. Only one tablespoonful of milk allowed in 24 hours. Saccharin or other sweeteners may be used.

Lunch: One each of the following

1. 100 grams of veal, beef, chicken breast, fresh white fish, lobster, crab, or shrimp. All visible fat must be carefully removed before cooking, and the meat must be weighed raw. It must be boiled or grilled without additional fat. Salmon, eel, tuna, herring, dried or pickled fish are not allowed. The chicken must be removed from the bird.

2. One type of vegetable only to be chosen from the following: spinach, chard, chicory, beet-greens, green salad, tomatoes, celery, fennel, onions, red radishes, cucumbers, asparagus, cabbage.

3. One breadstick (grissino) or one Melba toast.

4. An apple or an orange or a handful of strawberries or one-half grapefruit.

Dinner: The same four choices as lunch.

These meals may be seasoned, but only within the following restrictions. The juice of one lemon daily is allowed for all purposes. Salt, pepper, vinegar, mustard powder, garlic, sweet basil, parsley, thyme, majoram, etc., may be used for seasoning, but no oil, butter or dressing. Though there is no salt restriction, it should roughly be the same amount everyday as a sudden increase in salt can result in weight gain. If beef is used as the chosen meat, it should not contain marbling as it is impossible to cut off that type of fat, but rather leaner beef is preferred. Otherwise, it is best to stick to the other meat choices.

For the choice of an apple it is best to eat only one, despite relative size, as two smaller apples do contain more calories than one larger one. As for the chicken breast, you must realize that this means only chicken, not another fowl, and only the breast, not the wings or thighs. It is highly recommended that you obtain an accurate kitchen scale with which to weigh your meat as accuracy does count. No matter what you may rationalize as allowable, it is best to see the above restrictions as exact. In fact, it is even suggested, especially at the beginning of the diet, that you check the list of allowable foods and amounts often, perhaps even making a checklist to make sure you don`t accidently use the same component twice.

Conclusion

You are only allowed to drink water, coffee, or tea with artificial sweeteners while on HCG. Actually, it is expected that you should be drinking 2 liters of water a day in order to remain hydrated and to avoid retaining water. Drinking too much coffee without water can be harmful as coffee can act as a diuretic and therefore dehydrate you. Maintaining proper hydration is very important for the success of this diet and should be maintained at all times.

 

 

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