The HCG Diet has become a popular weight loss method for those struggling with obesity since receiving endorsements from Dr. Oz, CNN, and the Morning Show. Hermann Weight Loss is happy to offer the diet program to patients willing and eager to embrace an intensive yet rewarding weight loss plan. Overall, the HCG Diet pairs the hormone human chorionic gonadotropin, or HCG, with a low-calorie meal plan in order to generate fast, dramatic, and efficient weight loss results.
The Impact of HCG in the Body
The hormone HCG is actually naturally present in the body during pregnancy. It is a pro-hormone, which means that it helps the body produce even more hormones. For men and women struggling with hypothyroidism, menopause, andropause, or other conditions related to hormone deficiencies, HCG can help to balance hormone levels for more effective weight loss. Furthermore, HCG has been reported by patients to reduce feelings of hunger and cravings, so it supports the low-calorie meal plan.
Perhaps most importantly, HCG places the body in an anabolic state that supports muscle-building and prevents muscle-breakdown. This is critical because rapid weight loss usually tends to cause muscle loss as well. Muscle is heavy, so that loss of muscle makes weight loss appear more dramatic than it actually is, and the body’s shape and metabolism actually suffer more without the muscle there. The HCG Diet fixes this problem by maintaining important muscle and forcing the body to burn pure fat instead. A body that sheds fat while retaining muscle will enjoy a stronger metabolism that further propels weight loss as well.
Components of the HCG Diet Program
When you turn to Hermann Weight Loss for support in achieving your weight loss goals, we will assess your current situation and determine how many calories you should eat per day. Most patients eat between 500 and 1200 calories per day on the HCG Diet plan. We will also help you identify the types of foods you should be eating, like protein, vegetables, and fruits, and guide you to make healthy meal choices.
HCG is only effective when injected into the body, so you will also come to Hermann Weight Loss to receive regular injections. With time, and the support of Dr. Hermann and her team, you will learn to permanently adopt new behaviors that will help your weight loss remain long after your HCG treatments end.
If you are interested in losing significant weight with the help of the HCG Diet, contact Hermann Weight Loss today to schedule an appointment and learn more about the program! We look forward to serving you at either of our convenient locations in St. Petersburg and Tampa, Florida.
*Individual Results May Vary