People who have problems with their weight seems to now have a better alternative than the already so called “successful and effective weight lost methods” out there. The HCG diet drops are used by millions of people around the world and this is because of the they help people lose anywhere from a half a pound up to 2 pounds per day.
The product is said to influence the hypothalamus, which is the part of the brain that affects metabolism. Experts say that when the product is used in conjunction with a low calorie diet, it will allow the individual to easily lose fat. So what are the HCG side effects?
People should make sure to decide on a good day when they will start the diet. For instance, it’s recommended that women should start taking the HCG diet drops in between menstrual cycle. It is also best to avoid starting the program if you have an upcoming vacation or party where you know it will be hard to stick to the diet.
The homeopathic HCG drops should be placed under the tongue and held there for 15 – 30 seconds before swallowing them.
After the HCG diet drops have been swallowed, the individual will need to refrain from eating or drinking for 15 – 30 minutes. This must also happen before taking the drops.
During the first two days of the diet, the loading phase, it is suggested to consume more than you normally would. You can eat whatever you want but it is best to avoid sugary foods and try to eat healthy fats like cheese, nuts, avocado and beef.
Phase 2 is where the 500 calorie diet must be followed strictly. You can have 2 servings of fruits and vegetables and 2 protein servings. Some of the choices for protein include veal, venison, scallops, lobster, fish and chicken breast. In terms of vegetables, people can eat tomatoes, celery, spinach, cauliflower, cucumber, broccoli, asparagus, onion, cabbage and lettuce. Lastly, the fruits to eat number an orange, 6 strawberries, half a grapefruit and apples.
Starchy vegetables, like corn, peas, carrots, potatoes and pumpkin should be avoided. Fats like salad dressings, oil and butter should be avoided.
Last but not least, for stabilization, people will have to stop taking the HCG diet drops and continue with the five hundred calorie diet for 3 days and stay away from sugars and starches for the next 3 weeks.