The hCG diet is a medical weight loss program which targets stored fat reserve and converts the fat into energy your body can use. On the hCG Diet (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) you will lose pounds and inches while maintaining your muscle mass.
We use a modern and realistic approach to the diet as the original protocol is over 70 years old. The original diet by Dr. Simeons calls for only 500-600 calories a day. Our modern approach allows the patient to consume up to 700-800 calories and still lose weight effectively.
Every patient will be seen and assessed by a licensed physician who specializes in weight loss and the hCG Diet. Your hCG medication will be provided by our fully licensed partner pharmacy. You will receive a detailed hCG guide and all your supplies in your hCG kit.
You will first meet with the weight loss nurse who will take your:
After your meeting with the nurse, you will then meet with the weight loss physician who will take a detailed medical history and perform a medical exam. The hCG doctor will then review your eating and exercise habits and determine if you are a candidate for the hCG Diet. Your weight loss doctor will then review the hCG Diet with you in detail and answer any questions you may have.
Spot treat troublesome fat areas with the science behind the hCG weight loss diet
Lose up to a pound per day
Raise your resting metabolic rate
Reduce food cravings that can derail your weight loss efforts
Burn fat and retain lean muscle
Fights bad cholesterol
At SLIM Health Center, we highly encourage all our medical weight loss patients to come into the clinic for weekly weigh-ins and checkups. Even after reaching your weight loss goal, it’s vital to stay on top of your progress. Our patients always have full access to our services even after their hCG diet program is completed. You can always follow up with the nurse or physician. We pride ourselves in being available to all our patients and remaining that source of encouragement and knowledge long after your program has been completed. Our Hallandale Beach weight loss clinic effectively serves North Miami, Aventura, Fort Lauderdale and the surrounding areas.
Talk to one of our medical weight loss doctors about hCG, hormone replacement or body sculpting today. We have locations in Hallandale Beach and Jupiter while serving North Miami Beach and the surrounding areas.
You will feel the most hungry in the first few days of the diet. Your appetite is naturally reduced during the diet so only the first few days may be difficult. If the diet is followed correctly, you should feel energized during it’s duration.
Since you will be on a low-calorie diet, it’s recommended to only do light exercises such as walking or mild cardiovascular activity. Adding 2-3 ounces of protein before a workout is beneficial to help maintain muscle mass if working out. Remember to stay hydrated if your incorporating mild exercise. Never push the limits and always remember to listen to your body.
HCG releases fatty acids and lipids from the actual fat cell. The nutrients are then entered into the bloodstream and utilized by the body. This process results in stubborn fat loss while maintaining muscle mass.
Your hCG injections will come from a fully licensed pharmacy that specializes in weight loss medication compounding. The pharmacy must follow sterile processing and testing. It is never recommended to order hCG from the internet because you never know what you are really injecting into your body.
Everyone responds to dieting on different levels. From our extensive experience, the average weight loss we see is anywhere between ½ to 1 pound a day. Key factors include how strictly you follow the meal plan you are given and how overweight you are, to begin with.
Yes, men can also safely be on the hCG diet. The dosage of hCG prescribed is minimal and men will not be feminized on the diet.
It is common for patients to experience a weight plateau. This can happen in any weight loss program. There are many factors that can cause a stall in weight loss. For example, when a woman is menstruating there tends to be water retention during the first few days. Under eating can also cause a weight-loss stall. We have different recommendations if a weight loss plateau should occur.