Five HCG Diet Tips

Jun 2, 2014 | Blog, Weight Loss

The HCG diet is like any other diet —  it takes effort and commitment on your part before you actually start shedding some pounds. HCG injections help you get started with the weight loss, but it’s the diet itself that helps you maintain it. If you’ve just begun your journey, here are some simple HCG diet tips to help you along the way:HCG_Diet_Tips

  1. Maintain a food diary: Taking notes of what you eat and the times it was consumed in a diary will help keep your calories count low. Weigh yourself each morning, and keep track of your weight on a day-to-day basis in your diary. Include liquid intake with the varieties and amounts consumed.
  2. Stock up on weekly snacks: Cravings are inevitable, so you should be prepared. Cucumbers and celery sticks are great for crunch, and if you have a sweet tooth, fruit and artificial sweeteners are your best bet. Prepare your snacks in individual Ziplock bags, and you’ll be ready for the day.
  3. Hydrate: As you know, staying hydrated is essential for healthy skin, but it’s also crucial for the HCG diet to work. make sure to drink water regularly throughout the day. If you need a bit more flavor, try water fruit flavoring packets that contain zero calories and zero carbohydrates.
  4. Keep realistic expectations: One of the greatest HCG diet tips is to realize each person loses weight differently. Another patient may lose weight slower than you or vice versa. Try not to get frustrated easily, and allow your body to lose weight at its own speed.
  5. Plan ahead: Put time aside and plan ahead to help you succeed and keep your eye on the prize. Now is a good time to grow your own produce to guarantee the fruits and vegetables you consume are organic. For a little more motivation, purchase that must have dress to encourage your weight loss.

Losing weight takes time, and with hard work, you will reach your goal. For more HCG diet tips, feel free to call the North Scottsdale Laser and Skin Care Clinic at (480) 513-2888, or request an appointment today!