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HCG Diet Dangers

hcg diet dangers

What are some of the dangers of the HCG Diet?


First, I long term find that 500 calories is not enough calories to sustain a body throughout the course of a day. “The FDA claims a 500 calorie diet can potentially be hazardous.” ( generally in losing weight or reducing body fat is to simply lower your caloric intake by 500 calories.

Most people who find themselves in a position of obesity actually consume more calories than they even imagine that they are consuming. Therefore reducing the intake 500 calories works.

However, a large number of people in this world want results right now! They don’t want to do a program, put out effort, or even to take a little time and be pleased with losing 1-2 pounds a week. So, we have our 500-800 calorie HCG Diet. This type of diet program is not meant to be your life long program. This is for quick or jump- starting weight loss. Keep that in mind! Provided you use this program short term, it can provide fast results that can put you on pace to meet your fitness and weight loss goals.

HCG Dieting comes with FDA cautions. There are many HCG products out there on the market. According to the, “some specific companies selling HCG pills, shots, and sprays are doing so illegally.” Those who are on the FDA’s list have bogus or fraudulent products.

Some companies selling HCG Homeopathic products have been able to continue successful sales because of the numerous claims of success from taking such products while taking the HCG Diet Plan seriously. This tells me, it obviously works. The FDA also recommends you maintain a 1500-2000calorie diet as well; but, if you are following the HCG plan, do so accordingly and make sure you are not taking potentially fake products and the only way to do that is get hcg injections!

HCG is Human Chorionic Gonadotropin; the hormone found during pregnancy. Thus, all products sold as HCG must contain a warning label stating there is no proof that it aids in accelerating weight loss. I personally feel that if this is the route you choose, make good decisions, listen to your body, good luck!

Short term, this can work for you, however, long term you will need to adjust your caloric intake gradually and sustain a decent minimum of 2000 calories per day. Always remember to get 6-8 hours of quality sleep, take your supplements consistently, exercise and drink plenty of water.

These articles are for entertainment purposes only and do not reflect the opinion of or DPI, LLC.
FDA labelling for the approved HCG drug products requires the following statement about the use of HCG.

“HCG has not been demonstrated to be effective adjunctive therapy in the treatment of obesity. There is no substantial evidence 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-restricted diets.”