There are some oil-free massage oils that I link to in this help hub article: Oil-free Massage Creams Body lotions that are oil-free for P2: Magnetic Moisture - oil freeMill Creek Botanical Sleepy Hollow Oil-Free Moisturizer CornHuskers lotion - an old brand ... [Continue Reading]
How long a break from hCG am I supposed to take between hCG Diet rounds?
After your first round, the full break is supposed to be at least 6 weeks - after 6 weeks, you could begin the loading phase again and then P2. After your second round it's supposed to be 8 weeks. I have a full post that shows when you can start the hCG Diet again ... [Continue Reading]
Is it better and will you have better results if you do the 26 or the 46 day plan HCG injections?
I have a post to help you decide which route is best for you here: How long to be on the hCG Diet There are definitely a few factors to consider. ... [Continue Reading]
I am getting ready to start the HCG diet. I purchased drops. Is that okay? Or do you recommend the injections?
Loaded question haha! As I am known for highly preferring hCG injections. :)- And if you end up agreeing with me, my current best recommendations for hCG injections online are here. My own weight loss journey was with hCG injections and I’ve been maintaining my weight ... [Continue Reading]
How many days exactly am I supposed to do the hCG Diet?
Dr. Simeons had mentioned a minimum of 23 injections to be done. If you follow this advice, then the following would apply: 23 total injections = 23 days VLCD. 2 days loading - take hCG 21 days - 500 calories - take hCG 2 days - 500 calories - no hCG 40 max ... [Continue Reading]
Do you think it’s better to do a full 6 week round of hCG, or break it up and do 2 rounds of 3 weeks each, with 3 weeks of P3 in between?
This is a good question. Here’s my take that might help you in making your personal decision. The positives of doing a full 6 week round all at once is that, you only have load and purposefully gain weight to then lose the first day or two of vlcd once, you only have to ... [Continue Reading]
I can’t start P2 of the hCG Diet right away, but would like to eat better to prepare for the diet – ideas?
Original email for context: My sister and I plan to start phase 2 when I get back from trip around the 20th of March which is one whole month later than we had planned. The problem is- I don't know how to eat until we start phase 2. It won't be for another whole month. ... [Continue Reading]
What are the phases of the hCG Diet?
Here is my post on the basic phases of the hCG Diet. After you go through that you'll want to go through the details of each of the first 3 phases here: Phase 1 Loading Phase 2 Weight Loss Phase 3 Stabilize Weight Loss ... [Continue Reading]
What is AP and SP Protocols on the hCG Diet You Refer To?
Here is my explanation of that: About AP and SP on the hCG Diet ... [Continue Reading]
How do I start the hCG Diet?
Here are the basics you need to learn and decide on: 1. Choose what type of hCG you will use - injections, drop, or pellets? Injections vs Drops Quick hint here: I am strongly for injections, and if that's not something you were planning on considering initially, ... [Continue Reading]
Should I do my first round of the hCG protocol with a brick and mortar company or do you think someone can be successful just by ordering from an online site like NuImage?
Good question- I think the main difference between using the online hCG sources available, and going to an actual clinic is the accountability - the fact that you actually have to go a physical place where a person will weigh you and ask you how it’s going. If this would ... [Continue Reading]
I don’t want to read about the hCG diet, I just want to talk to someone for answers.
I am really sorry but reading and gathering your own information is simply a must. There’s no way around it. Even if you find some private coaching with someone, you will still have to read up as they can’t take the time to share every detail of the diet verbally with ... [Continue Reading]
Do you have a 1,2,3 simple step by step to get started with hCG? I need easy directions to follow.
There is a certain amount of research and reading and gathering of knowledge that simply must go into a successful hCG Diet - there are more aspects to it than your regular “just eat 1000 calories of whatever you want everyday” type diet. So there’s no getting around ... [Continue Reading]
What’s the shortest time I can be on hCG? I just have 13 lbs to lose.
Usually, the shortest round that people do, according to Dr. Simeon’s original way of doing it, was 3 weeks. There have been some in recent times to try 2-week rounds - I have heard both negative and positive things about this. The negatives I’ve heard is that people ... [Continue Reading]
I need to lose 35 pounds. How long would this normally take on HCG?
Original email for context: I need to lose 35 pounds. How long would this normally take on HCG? I need to not stop if possible or at bear minimum go as long as possible without a stop. I really don’t like giving hard numbers in cases like this because it’s really not ... [Continue Reading]
Where do I start to learn about the hCG program?
It can be overwhelming at first, that's for sure. One thing I'd like to say is to please give yourself some time to review the information. There's no way to really learn enough about the diet in 2 hours and then just start. Do yourself the favor of really wrapping your ... [Continue Reading]
Do you offer personal coaching on the hCG Diet?
If you email us privately, we would be happy to pass on a list of 3 individuals who do private 1-on-1 hCG coaching. I do not actually do private coaching myself - 2 reasons really - 1 just don't have the time with the other projects I’m doing, and 2, my health issues ... [Continue Reading]
What vitamins did you take while on Phase 2 of the hCG Diet?
You know to be perfectly honest, I wasn’t a super organized health nut just yet when I started hCG so I didn’t take vitamins or anything like that at the time. The good news is I obviously did pretty well without all that! B12 As far as the other hCGers I’ve been in ... [Continue Reading]
When is the best time to go on this hCG diet and for how many days should I do it? I have 20 lbs to lose.
Best Length of Time for the hCG Diet For 15 pounds and up, you should consider doing a long round - approx 6 weeks worth of hCG injections - the online hCG companies featured on my blog have 2 kits - one for short, one for long, so you would pick the longer time-frame. ... [Continue Reading]