The HCG diet, in which injections of human chorionic gonadotropin are combined with severe caloric restrictions, is not recommended as safe or effective by most doctors, and could cause health issues.
Injections of HCG have been shown to be ineffective at causing weight loss, and injection of the hormone has not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat obesity.
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The hCG diet
is a weight-loss plan that combines calorie restriction with the use of a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG
). Although hCG
is approved by the FDA to treat infertility in women, hCG
is not FDA-approved for weight loss. There's also some evid... More »
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When it comes to weight loss, there is no such thing as quick, safe and easy--
otherwise all of us would never have to diet or go to the gym. The HCG diet is one
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Don't buy HCG diet drops until you've read about the dangers and side effects
you'll face. This article exposes the five most common side effects of the HCG diet