Weight loss maintenance is phase 4 of the HCG diet. This is a part where you have to maintain your weight loss while you gradually introduce real foods. This is when your restriction of calories is over. However, you have to be careful about loading your food choices. Adjust your daily intake of calories during your weight loss maintenance.
There are various foods you can slowly introduce to your body during mealtime. These food choices help you in weight loss maintenance. You have to make sure that each food choices fit weight loss maintenance. Make the best food choices that are low in calories and other unhealthy ingredients.
Foods you can gradually add on your HCG diet P4
- Cheese, parmesan, and cheddar
These food items are low in fat and have no carbs. Cheese is a good source of protein and fats. It is also rich in vitamin B6, A, B12, and zinc. This is a great aid for weight loss. You can add cheese on your vegetable salad or your fruit snacks. Cheeses are healthy and they can be digested easily. This is also rich in calcium for your bone health.
- Almonds, pecans, cashew, and walnuts
Almonds and nuts are great sources of vitamin E. These are also rich in high-quality protein, copper and magnesium. Almonds and nuts are rich in fatty acids that help in preventing cardiovascular diseases. These healthy fats are also helpful in boosting your mood. It can help you take the stress that can cause natural weight gain.
- Kidney beans, pinto beans, and navy beans
It has various weight loss maintenance compounds. These are high in protein that can lower the digestion of starches. It is also rich in fiber that helps in weight loss maintenance. Fiber also helps in boosting your digestion. Fiber as well is very filling and it is free from calories.
- Mango, grapes, and banana
Mango is a great source of vitamin A and C. This is also loaded with various nutrients that help maintain weight loss. It is also a good source of antioxidants and vitamins. Grapes also help protect against cancer. This is also helpful in dealing with constipation and high blood pressure. Banana, on the other hand, has various nutrients and other powerful antioxidants. Bananas also aid in your weight loss maintenance and it can improve insulin sensitivity.
It has amino acids that increase nitric oxide levels in your body. Watermelon helps in lowering inflammation in blood vessels. These are also good for the heart. Watermelon is rich in fluids that help in hydration.