Friday, 18 January 2013

All You Need To Know About HCG Drops For Weight Loss

By Annabelle Newton


The use of HCG drops for weight loss has become an amazing success story. Many people claim remarkable results. The acronym stands for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin. It is actually a human hormone that is produced in the placentas of women. This hormone is at especially high levels during pregnancy. This hormone is regarded so highly for dieting purposes because the very reason for its existence is to manage the metabolism of pregnant women.

This diet is a complete program and it would be a big mistake to think that the use of the droplets on their own will obtain the desired results. It is also very important to consult with a medical practitioner or dietician before embarking on any drastic dietary changes. It is especially people that suffer from chronic diseases, diabetes, heart problems and blood related illnesses that should be extremely careful.

The entire diet plan consists of three distinct cycles. The first cycle surprises many people. It lasts only two days but during these two days participants are required to follow a high fat high calorie diet. This includes delicacies such as red meat, chocolates, pastries and anything else high in calories. The droplets are taken from day one and at the same time dieters are required to drink a minimum of ten glasses of water each day.

The second cycle separates the corn from the chaff. It lasts for twenty to forty days and during this period the dieter keeps taking the droplets but consumes no more than five hundred calories each day. For many people this is extremely tough, but the results are quick. The hormone in the droplets makes sure that the body receives enough nutrition and at the same time fat is burned off at a very fast rate.

The aim of the second cycle is to achieve the desired weight. When that objective is achieved, it is time to move on to the third cycle, which is simply a maintenance phase. The daily intake of calories is gradually increased and foods such as starches and sugars should now become part of the daily diet again.

Most dieters lose about forty pounds during the second cycle, that is, if they follow it for forty days. It is perfectly possible to move back to that cycle if there is a need to lose more weight, but this should not be done within six weeks of the initial diet program. Losing too much too quickly can be harmful to the health.

There are some people that should avoid this diet. The proprietors of the program are honest in admitting that it is not suitable for everybody. People suffering from diabetes and thyroid problems should not even consider it. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should never be on a diet, including this one. Cancer patients must also avoid any drastic diets.

HCG drops for weight loss has certainly caused a lot of controversy. Yet many people claim that this is the only diet that produces results. Dieters should always approach a new system with caution and only embark on a new diet after obtaining advice from a medical practitioner and a dietician.




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