You probably know by now that hCG, humand Chorionic Gonadotropin hormone, is a hormone naturally found in pregnant women. So it makes sense that the hCG diet is useful for women, but what about for men? Many people seem to think that hCG can have negative side effects and possibly even “feminize” men who try out the diet.
Any man can use the hCG diet just as easily as any woman, and here’s why:
The results of the hCG diet attract a lot of people to the diet, but it really isn’t for everyone. Everybody would love to lose twenty pounds or more a month, but the unfortunate truth is that hCG isn’t meant to be someone’s go to diet plan. The hCG diet is meant for people who have extreme difficulty losing weight, not the average Joe who’s looking for a quick weight loss fix that requires no work on his or her part.
The wide spread use of this weight loss program is why it’s caused such a controversy in the media. Nutritionists and doctors looking to make a quick buck have let the secret of hCG dieting slip without telling everyone the truth about the program. Well let’s set the record straight before you go out and ruin your body.
The hCG, human Chorionic Gonadotropin hormone, diet has stirred up quite a bit of controversy. Proponents of the diet claim it gives people amazing weight loss potential while those against the hCG diet claim it’s a dangerous and ultimately ineffective way to lose weight. Are you ready for the truth behind the controversy?
People who start the hCG diet always ask, “what should I eat while I’m on the diet?” Nutritionists and physicians talk a lot about the amount of calories you should eat while on the diet, but they don’t ever give any specifics. People prefer a list they can reference when they start planning their grocery list for the week!
Very few people like needles. I’m not saying we’re all scared little kids, if you have to get a shot I’m sure you take it like an adult, but for the most part people avoid needles whenever possible. Unfortunately, needles are part of the process for those on the hCG diet. However, they don’t necessarily have to be.
There are two alternative ways to get hCG into your system that I know of: tongue drops and hand creams. Before you rush out and replace your injections with one of these alternatives, you might want to hear (or rather read) what I have to day on the subject.
As a forewarning, I’m going to be talking about scientific processes in a very simplistic manner so that everyone can understand what I’m talking about. In the comments, feel free to ramp up the discussion to include exceptions and whatnot.
I’m going to start with my main point: Stick with injections!
“But I don’t like needles! They sting!”
There are a lot of misconceptions and myths surrounding the hCG, human Chorionic Gonadotropin hormone, diet. Many people have made various claims about what hCG is, where is comes from, and how it works that are simply not true. We’re going to kick this blog off by giving you the facts and helping you make a reasonable decision on the matter.
First of all, hCG is a hormone naturally produced in pregnant women by the placenta that controls metabolic function during pregnancy. A variation of hCG – meaning NOT the same exact hormone used by pregnant women – is used in the hCG diet to help boost a dieter’s metabolic activity and help him/her burn off more calories throughout the day.