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HCG Diet

Reader Reviews: Pros and Cons of the Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) Diet

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By va_cowgirl

Updated October 08, 2010

HCG / Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) Diets

Name of the Diet/Weight Loss Program or Service: 

HCG Protocol

When did you follow this diet/weight loss program?: 




My Review 

HCG is not human growth hormone. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) has been successfully and safely used for more than 50 years. The diet industry wants you to spend hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars to repeatedly lose weight and gain it back. HCG is safe and effective and helps people permanently maintain a healthy weight. It also teaches you that low fat foods with all the artificial crap in them have only made kids and adults in the US fat. Yes, you have to change your bad habits. There is no free ride. Good fats are good for you. HCG is less than $30 a month to purchase and that is why the diet industry does not want you to know about it, as there is no money for them if you successfully lose weight and keep it off. All of the people on HCG that I know with low thyroid have reduced their medication or even gotten off their thyroid medication as a result of getting the excess weight off. You should thoroughly investigate HCG before you bash it and tell people it does not work. My doctor told me about it and I lost 100 lbs and have maintained the weight loss for over a year. Yahoo has a great group HCG dieters. There are over 20,000 people in this group that support you while on the protocol.

Did you successfully lose weight on this diet? 


How much weight did you lose so far? 

More than 100 lbs

Pros for Thyroid Patients? 

The HCG Diet resets the hypothalmus and metabolism.It increases energy. Losing weight reduces medication for Hypothyroidism. These are lifestyle changes that make you healthy.

Cons for Thyroid Patients? 

The rewards are less doctor appointments, new clothes, jealous friends and increased self esteem.

In what format did you take HCG? 

Prescription sublingual

Would you recommend this to a friend? 


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