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What’s all this hCG talk?

 

There is so much information about hCG injections, Sublingual drops, and even hCG pills, it makes it difficult to know what you are reading.  We have been there too. The following information is meant to be clear and accurate for the person searching for the truth about what they are putting in their body and to clear up a bit of this hCG talk.

What is hCG, really?

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin or as we know it, hCG,  is a hormone produced in large amounts in women during pregnancy. One of its functions is to ensure the growing fetus receives enough nutrients to grow and develop normally. It does this by making the abnormal fat stored in the mother’s body available for use, constantly supplying the growing baby with nutrients.  The mother’s body is then able to use this fat for nutrients and energy despite her intake (3 meals a day).  It is important that the growing child is not ‘flashed’ nutrients at morning, noon and night, but rather consistently having nutrients supplied throughout the day. Pregnancy is the only time HCG is found in the body.

Dr. ATW Simeons discovered in the 1950′s that small doses of hCG has given to overweight individuals (men and women) decreased their appetite and made them lose fat specifically around their hips, thighs, buttocks and stomachs. Today millions of people have used Hcg for weight loss. The hCG Diet has also been used for weight loss in obese persons as well as those wanting to shed a few unhealthy or unwanted pounds. hCG is versatile in its applications.  Men and women, obese or simply looking to lose 5-10 pounds can use the hCG diet program to achieve their desired weight.  Because of its extreme versatility and effectiveness, hCG has surely become one of the most popular diets to date.

However, it is used The hCG diet weight loss program works. Platinum Body Performance has helped shed thousand of pounds by supplying our customers with the highest quality hCG available on the market. While millions of people have used hCG for weight loss, there are many people are just now being made aware of hCG.

What to expect on the hCG diet?

Make no mistake, the hCG diet is for people who are serious about weight loss.  With this program, you WILL lose weight.  How much and how fast directly depends on your ability to follow the diet protocol with precision.  If the protocol is followed, you can expect to lose 1-2 pounds per day. A person on the oral hCG diet can expect to eat a healthy low-calorie diet (500 calories a day of protein, fruits, and vegetables. See the link “The hCG Diet” above) for 23- 40 days depending on their weight loss goal.  Minimal light exercise is allowed.

Because of the way your body will be burning calories, it is recommended to keep physical exercise to a minimum during the low-calorie portion of the diet in order to not overexert yourself. The oral HCG weight loss formula is taken three times daily, under the tongue.  Maintenance after the diet is extremely important. Platinum Body Performance is on of the only companies to offer a maintenance meal replacement shake.  Our delicious LiveSlim shakes are packed with the essential nutrients needed for keeping your body in Platinum shape once the weight has been lost. The Hcg Diet is considered one of the fastest and safest ways to lose weight and keep it off. It’s not just quick weight loss. The hCG diet is a new way of eating food and a new way of thinking about health.

When is the best time to start the hCG diet?

For women, the best time to start the hCG diet program is immediately after a period.  It is important that women have at least ten days on the diet protocol without any psychological interference.  Consistency is imperative and the longer any patient can maintain their course on the weight loss program the more effective it is sure to be. During the period, it is advised to cease the hCG but remain on the 500 calorie regimen.  During the period, no hCG is taken.  Continue the healthy low-calorie diet during the period and once the period has stopped, immediately resume the hCG drops.

For men almost anytime is recommended to start the hCG diet.  Exceptions arise when the patient has recently finished another diet program.  In this case, it is recommended that the patient waits a few weeks to allow any existing medications, physical conditions resulting from the previous diet or any other factors that may hinder the effectiveness of the hCG diet or worsen the effects of a preexisting diet regimen. AS ALWAYS, IT IS RECOMMENDED TO CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN BEFORE STARTING ANY NEW DIET OR TAKING ANY NEW DRUG.

Disclaimer: HCG is a drug which has not been approved by the food and drug administration as safe and effective in the treatment of obesity or weight control. There is no substantial evidence that HCG increases weight loss beyond that resulting from caloric restriction, that it causes a more attractive or “normal” distribution of fat, or that it decreases the hunger and discomfort associated with calorie-restrictive diets.

Common uses of HCG: HCG is presently relied upon as a medication for fertility and it is also used to safely promote the production of testosterone in males.It is not approved by the FDA for weight loss.

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