​Moving On to Maintenance on the HCG Diet

Regardless of how much or how little weight you need to lose, the minimum number of HCG days for the protocol is 23, and the maximum is 40, counting the gorge days. Keep in mind that if you only need to lose five or ten pounds, you'll likely accomplish your goal in the first week or two of the [...] Read More

​Summary of a Typical HCG Diet Round

Timing is everything with the HCG Protocol. Preparing ahead of time and knowing exactly what you will need to do during each phase will help ensure your success and prevent any surprises. Here is a very basic rundown of the protocol.Days One and Two: GorgeThe first two days of the protocol involve taking your daily dose of HCG and [...] Read More

Surviving the First Week of the VLCD

The first five days of the HCG Very Low Calorie Diet can be the absolute toughest days you might experience on the HCG Diet. HCG affects all of us differently, but in general, there are three primary reasons for the headaches and hunger pains felt in these first few days of the VLCD on HCG.Psychological hunger. It’s all in [...] Read More