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What is HCG?

HCG or human chorionic gonadotropin is a hormone produced by pregnant women during the first stage of pregnancy. If youre a woman and have bought pregnancy test kits before then you are already familiar with this as its what these kits are detecting in your urine. Once you have this hormone then its a confirmation that you are already pregnant.

Dr. Simeone in the 1950s have studied this hormone and figured out that it actually speeds up the metabolism of pregnant women to support the life of the unborn child. Its during this stage of pregnancy that the mother have difficulty keeping food in because of morning sickness but this does not affect the fetus because the body burns calories from stored fats. HCG weight loss plan was developed using this hormone injected to the blood stream to trick the brain to believe that youre indeed pregnant. The HCG diet must be followed in order for you to lose up to 60 pounds a month and its strict at just 500 calories a day.

The diet developed by Dr. Simeone back in the 1950s use the HCG hormone of pregnant women and this is introduced to the blood stream through injections and it speeds up the bodys metabolism. He developed the HCG diet that must be followed strictly to make sure you lose weight fast. Its strict at 500 calories a day and you should only eat foods that are listed in his diet plan.

If you want to be successful with the HCG weight loss plan, you must know that it will stop your hunger because your body is really not hungry as it gets all its required energy from your stored fats. But, you can still get cravings. If you really want to be successful then you should not cheat while you are in this program. That means you get rid of all those unhealthy foods from your refrigerator and avoid frequenting places where these foods are being served so you wont be tempted to eat.

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