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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