There's so many new diets popping up promising instant weight loss and grand successes that it's hard to really know which ones are truly good for you and which ones fall short on their long term promises. The HCG diet is the latest popular craze in the land of overnight weight loss programs. You might have seen it advertised or promoted by the various wellness clinics, physicians, and health food stores out there. But is it all that it's cracked up to be? Read further as I give you insights on this diet and breakdown the science behind what it really means to choose healthy foods to get the weight loss you're looking for while promoting your long term health at the same time.
What is the HCG diet?
The HCG diet was developed by Dr. A.T.W. Simeons out of Italy. I took the liberty of reading Dr. Simeons entire manuscript of the diet which can be found here. All of the following information comes directly from his manuscript.