A diet myth is a weight loss advice that does not have real facts. There are many popular diet myths that you must not follow during the HCG diet. Diet myths contain misleading dos and don’ts that is said to be helpful in weight loss. Instead of following some diet myths, you have to strictly obey to the HCG diet protocol. It will guide you to a successful weight loss.
What are the diet myths to avoid during the HCG diet?
Myth #1- Diet soda can help you lose weight
Wrong! Diet soda cannot help you lose weight during the HCG diet. Soda contains an excessive amount of sugar which eventually be a cause of weight gain. It has artificial sweeteners that can be addictive and are thousands times sweeter than regular sugar. It also leads to other metabolic problems and makes it harder for the HCG to burn body fats. Diet soda contains liquid calories that promote fats storing in various parts of your body.
Myth #2- Fruits are not allowed during weight loss
False! Getting rid of fruits means you are losing a lot of valuable nutrients that your body needs. The HCG has carefully chosen some fruit choices that do not interfere with the hormone. The HCG diet approved fruits provides various benefits including regulating your blood sugar. Fruits are good replacements for empty and processed food choices.
Myth #3- Skipping your meal can help you lose weight
No! Skipping your meals is dangerous especially when you are doing the VLCD. You are not allowed to skip your meals because it can lead to nutritional deficiency and weight loss struggles. Control your intake of calories but do not skip your meals. It’s because your meals help in fuelling your body for weight loss. A calorie is a calorie no matter when you eat or what you eat you still have to count your calorie intake. Make sure that you reach the 500 calorie requirements on Phase 2 of the HCG diet.
Myth #4- Healthy foods are expensive
Untrue! Healthy foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables are less expensive than instant foods. Healthy foods such as whole fruit and vegetables prevent you to spend too much money just to lose weight. You can just also grow them in your yard. HCG diet foods are accessible anywhere.
Myth #5- Slimming and weight loss pills are helpful
Wrong! Slimming and weight loss pills are dangerous for your body during the HCG diet. It contains active ingredients that affect your metabolism and digestion. Avoid using weight loss pills during the HCG diet because it will cause weight loss struggles. You do not need any weight loss booster because the HCG allows you to lose pounds. It burns fats including those that are in hard to reach areas of your body.
The most important thing on the HCG diet is to follow the diet protocol. You have to maintain your HCG shots to be able to lose weight successfully. Avoid doing any misleading weight loss myths. Stick to your diet protocol during the VLCD.