What is HCG?

HCG stands for "Human Chorionic Gonadotropin", which is a hormone that is naturally created, present, and required for each successful pregnancy. HCG is and has… Read More

​Adjustments to HCG Dosages During a Cycle

Dr. Simeons' discovery that HCG releases abnormal fat into the bloodstream for use as energy has helped countless people to lose weight. But he found that it may also lead to physiological changes in the body that make weight maintenance easier after a person has successfully completed the HCG Diet. Most people start off with a suggested homeopathic HCG dose of [...] Read More

​Do’s and Don’ts During the 500-Calorie Diet Phase of the HCG Protocol

While the HCG Protocol isn't very complicated, it can seem so due to the many restrictions and caveats. But really, it's pretty straightforward, and if you familiarize yourself with the ins and outs and do's and don'ts before you begin, it will make adhering to the protocol much easier. Here, then, are the most important do's and don'ts to keep [...] Read More

Goals for the HCG Protocol

The short term goal of the HCG Diet is, of course, to lose weight. The long term goal is to keep it off. In order to successfully lose pounds--and more importantly, keep them off—it is preferable to reset (or fix) and increase your base metabolism, which Dr. Simeons’ described as one of the effects of successfully completing the [...] Read More

​In the Beginning…The Load or HCG Diet Gorge Days

 It may feel counter-intuitive to let yourself have free reign of high-calorie, fat-and sugar-laden foods just when you're on the brink of starting a new diet. It's important to remember, though, that the HCG Protocol isn't a diet, but rather a collection of processes that strive to push a physiological re-set button to normalize your body's functions and reach a [...] Read More

36 Sneaky Names For Sugars In Your Food

If you’re trying to watch your weight or just be generally healthy, you probably already know that sugars (especially fake, processed, or modified sugars) can wreak havoc on your body. (Just to be clear: We are NOT saying that sugar is evil and should be completely wiped from your diet. If that is your choice, [...] Read More