An hCG diet plateau can be a nagging problem that just doesn’t seem to go away. Let’s assume that you are not knowingly cheating on the protocol. You have done everything right and you are still stuck. The good news is that the most common hidden causes are easy to fix, once you know what they are. [Read more…]
Your best diet plan for weight loss should not focus on calories. Calories are not the culprit behind weight gain. What is? HORMONE IMBALANCE. Your best diet, therefore, has to focus on restoring hormone balance. Very few weight loss diet plans do. If you really want to know how to lose weight effectively, here is what to look for in a weight loss diet plan that really works. [Read more…]
The feds are at it again. The good news is that they are finally approaching sensible advice about sugar. Unfortunately, they still miss the boat in a lot of ways. I’ve posted an article on my HerbScientist.com blog with perspectives on the latest recommendations that you should be aware of. The link to that post is here: Latest Federal Dietary Guidelines: Still a Nutrition Minefield.
Let me know what you think. [Read more…]
About 7 years ago my weight reached an unacceptable high point – 210 lbs, or about 30 lbs over what I thought I should be. Although panic didn’t set in, I had a hard time believing that I was that fat guy looking back at me in the mirror. What happened to that formerly svelte athlete that I still imagined myself to be?
That is when my ‘teacher’ appeared … i.e., a friend who had become noticeably slimmer in a very short time. Once he explained his success using the hCG protocol, I was off to the races. The 30-day protocol helped me shed those 30 lbs and drop about 4-5% body fat. Hallelujah! Or so I thought. [Read more…]
The hCG diet protocol entails a specific reduced-calorie diet in the presence of low dose amounts of hCG. These are the two well-known components of the protocol. A third component that drives the protocol has recently come to light: cold adaptation. Altogether these are the ‘Big Three’ for getting optimal results. Cold adaptation can be viewed as the ‘missing ingredient’ of the Holy Trinity for weight loss. Indeed, it is the Holy Trinity for much, much more. [Read more…]
If you are one of the many folks who have gained their weight back after one or more successful runs through the hCG diet plan, take heart. The problem is most likely an easy one to fix. Here are the most important things to know. [Read more…]
The hCG diet is supposed to drive the metabolism of what Dr. Simeons called abnormal fat. Is there really bad body fat that is different from good body fat? Yup, and here is what you should know about it. [Read more…]
The hCG diet has a great history of helping people lose weight, especially abnormal fat, in the fastest and healthiest way possible. The P90x workout program is backed by all kinds of sexy infomercials that show how anyones’s muscle tone can become stone-cut ripped. It is a very successful commercial enterprise. Here is how it worked in real life for one of my close friends, and how the hCG diet plan turned out to be what he was really looking for. [Read more…]
HCG phase 3 has attracted way too much confusing and ambiguous verbiage. It is really very simple when taking a look at exactly what Dr. Simeons wrote here. [Read more…]
The hCG diet protocol is really very simple. It requires a hormone, hCG, and a very low calorie diet of specific foods. Here it is in a nutshell, both for beginners and for veterans of the protocol. [Read more…]