10 Surefire Ways to Make your Day Better in 5 minutes

It's really easy to get caught up in the minutia of daily life. Holding on to anxieties, grudges, and emotions like fear, anger, and frustration are only going to give you wrinkles and indigestion (and that’s no good). Finding something to improve your outlook when you're feeling low, calm your mind when you're feeling anxious, or simply returning to the [...] Read More

HCG Tools of the Trade

                When it comes to maximizing your weight loss on the HCG Diet, there are a few tools that are absolutely essential.Bathroom Scale You HAVE to have an electronic bathroom scale to get through the HCG Diet. And, it has to measure to the tenth-of-a-pound. If your scale doesn’t measure [...] Read More

Phase 2 HCG Recipes: Grilled Orange Roughy with Sautéed Red Onions

Claudia Mason shared this VLCD recipe with us on our DIY HCG Facebook page. She used Orange Roughy as her white fish of choice, but you can use Tilapia, Cod, Mahi Mahi, Flounder, Haddock, etc. (See the HCG Weight Loss Cure Guide by Linda Prinster or the Pocket Guide to the HCG Protocol by Linda [...] Read More

Don’t Cry Over Spilt HCG

Every once in a while we’ll get a panicked phone call from someone saying, “I just ran out of HCG but I want to do 10 more days. What do I do?” or worse, “I spilled half of my HCG bottle and I’m only on day 5 of the HCG Diet…what do I do?” or [...] Read More

​Which Milk is Best?

Milk is one of the most convenient ways to add extra protein and calcium to your diet. You can drink it plain, use it on cereal, or create a wide range of shakes and smoothies with it. The only limit to the uses for milk in your diet is your imagination.Milk Varieties If you walk past the milk displays [...] Read More

HCG Side Effects Explained: Bad Mood on HCG

One side effect that most people experience at some point on any diet, including the HCG Diet, is being in a bad mood or getting a little cranky–especially if we don't see the scale move every day. We have found that this can happen for a few reasons: Food Withdrawals: Before the HCG Diet, your daily [...] Read More

20 Pain Remedies in your Kitchen

Several pantry picks can actually outperform common meds. Here's what you need to know:Make muscle pain a memory with gingerWhen Danish researchers asked achy people to jazz up their diets with ginger, it eased muscle and joint pain, swelling and stiffness for up to 63 percent of them within two months. Experts credit ginger’s potent compounds called gingerols, which [...] Read More

7 Ways to Avoid the Flu

Flu season starts in the fall and peaks in January or February. Every year, between 5 and 20 percent of the U.S. population contracts the flu, and about 200,000 people are hospitalized due to complications. The flu can be deadly, and those who are particularly at risk for fatal complications include the elderly, small children, pregnant women, and those [...] Read More

​Gorge I tell you! GORGE! – The First 2 Days on HCG Drops

Gorging on the HCG Diet is so important! In the first two days of Phase 2 of the HCG Diet Protocol you have to start taking your drops and you HAVE to gorge. The more fat you can get in, the better your first week on the HCG VLCD will be. In the words of Dr. Simeons, “One cannot [...] Read More

HCG Success Stories: Amber’s HCG Before and After

See Amber's amazing HCG transformation pictures and read her full HCG weight loss success story below...Amber's HCG Weight Loss Success Story:Start weight: 178 pounds. Ending weight 156.6 pounds. Total weight loss on the HCG Diet: 21.4 pounds. Total inches lost: 22.25 inches.Here's what Amber has to say about her experience with [...] Read More