hCG Diet


What is hCG?

hCG stands for Human Choriogonadotropin, a hormone produced by pregnant women in the early stages of pregnancy (a synthetic version, produced in a laboratory,  is used for the diet).

What Can I expect?

Most hCG dieters report an average loss of 1 to 2 lbs per day.  However, everyone is different and results may vary.  A poll on the hCG Diet Info Blog included over 7000 individuals and showed an average of 1 pound per day lost by over 50% of hCG Dieters

Preparations for the hCG Dietary shot 

Before starting this, be sure to visit your physician and practitioner  and get a blood test and perform all general health test to make sure it is safe for you to start this diet.

Is the use of hCG for weight loss legal?

A medical doctor may prefer not to use hCG for weight loss due to the FDA's lack of recommendation, however he is legally able to do so in the US.  It is advised that you check your country's laws to be certain, however, for most countries, importing hCG diet shots or having pre-filled hCG syringes shipped via mail are considered safe and perfectly legal.  If importing hCG from abroad, be sure to check your local laws and follow whatever restrictions are called for.

Won't I be hungry from a 500 calorie diet?

Mild hunger will happen during the first few days, but by the 2nd week your body will have adjusts and you will be satisfied with the small meals. It is also common for you to feel as though you are stuffing yourself in order to reach the 500 calories.

Safety and side effects

Rarely is a side effect from hCG reported, both from injections and orals. They are more commonly used for fertility reasons, but may cause headaches and pregnancy symptoms. However, the amount differences between the hCG diet protocol and hCG used for fertility purposes is significantly different in quantity.  

Will I gain back the weight I lost after the diet?

After the diet, it is common for you to have a change in appetite, which is natural after a change in eating habits. This is easy for a transition to healthy relationship with food. There is no reason for you to gain back the weight you lost, this diet should change your former negative eating habits. With minimal exercise everyday and a good eating habit, you will be able to maintain your weight.

Is hCG safe for men?

The hCG used in the hCG Diet is already found in men. What's more interesting is the fact that it is found in every human tissue, including men, women, and pregnant women.  


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