hCG diet

hCG diet

A pseudo-diet premised on data linking weight loss to injections of human chorionic gonadotropin. In late 2011, the FDA prohibited the sale of hCG diet products and declared them fraudulent and illegal; there continues, however, to be a plethora of misinformation and products still on the market.
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The medical weight loss programs offered include the HCG Diet and the Serotonin Diet.
EN gives you the facts on three of the most popular plans: The alkaline diet, hCG diet, and Paleo diet.
The fat-fighters have seen the pounds fall off (all 104 of them) on the Made to Measure HCG Diet Programme, at The Hospital Group.
True Healthy Products, an all-natural nutrition company, recently released a chewable HCG diet tablet version of its liquid homeopathic HCG Diet, The Fat Release System.
In his latest book, The HCG Diet Revolution, this world-renowned physician and weight-control expert takes a thoughtful and cautiously optimistic approach to the hCG diet, also known as the Simeons protocol.
Called the hCG diet, the weight-loss program is based on hCG, a hormone found in pregnant women that when taken with 500 calories a day of food is said to help people lose as much as 50 pounds in a month.
The hCG diet is being promoted as a way of controlling the body's metabolism," the New Zealand Herald quoted Jan Milne of the Dieticians New Zealand as saying.
How the HCG diet plan works The plan starts with an in-depth consultation with a Hospital Group doctor, who will examine you, take your medical history and answer any questions you may have about the treatment.
It is true that the original hCG diet posed significant and, sometimes, very detrimental, compromise to the patient's health.
Murphy, of Murphy Plastic Surgery, offers the ever popular HCG Diet to help those who are trying to get fit for the summer.