How does HCG make you lose weight?
Taking hCG puts the body in an anabolic state that is conducive to building muscle and burning fat. When your body is in starvation mode due to caloric restrictions, hCG allows the body to burn unwanted fat instead of burning muscle, so the weight that is lost during the diet is mostly fat.
Is HCG diet successful?
Experts say that the HCG diet is neither safe nor effective. The FDA advise people to avoid any over-the-counter (OTC) products that say that they contain HCG. HCG has FDA approval as a prescription medication for treating fertility issues, but they warn against using it for weight loss.
How much weight can you lose on the HCG diet in 2 weeks?
Q: HOW MUCH WEIGHT WILL I LOSE WITH THE HCG DIET? A: Most HCG dieters report a loss of 1 to 2 lbs a day. This can vary from at the very least, a half a pound a day, and at the most, 3 lbs a day.