Fruits are one of the best food options to maintain a healthy weight and body. These are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. However, processed fruit products such as diet juices are not allowed. These are not a better option to help your weight loss on the HCG diet. Fruit juice products can cause weight gain and may stop your weight loss on the HCG diet.
Beverages, on the other hand, are also not allowed during your HCG diet. This is because beverages are loaded with liquid calories and other ingredients that may stop your weight loss. They are high in sugar, preservatives, flavoring, and other unhealthy chemicals. These products will add more sugar to your blood which eventually makes your body store more fats.
The allowed juicing for your HCG diet
You can still enjoy fresh fruit juices through blending. You can get more nutrients if you blend it. However, you only have to choose one kind of fruit for juicing or blending. You are not allowed to mix different kinds of fruits if you are making fruit juice on the HCG diet. A smoothie is also allowed as long as you do not use sugar or other ingredients except stevia.
What are the allowed drinks on the HCG diet?
This is essential to life and has various health benefits. Water helps in bringing oxygen to your brain and body. It helps the HCG in maintaining your skin and muscle health during fat burning. It can also help in relaxing your brain especially if you are receiving stress.
Water can also help in flushing out fat and toxins that are burned by the HCG in your body. It can also help in maintaining healthy digestion and blood pressure during your HCG diet. This is also helpful in keeping your stomach full.
You are not allowed to drink coffee that has sugar. Coffee can help the HCG in boosting your metabolic rate. It can also suppress your appetite and helps you during the VLCD. It will also improve your focus on your weight loss. You can enjoy a cup of coffee or more anytime during your HCG diet. You can use stevia as a natural sweetener if you are used to having sweet coffee. Stevia is the only allowed substitute for sugar during the HCG diet.
Green tea has been proven to boost your metabolism. It has a natural antioxidant that increases your energy levels. It helps in protecting your cells and lowers your risk of having heart diseases. It can also help the HCG in taking off your belly fats. You can enjoy unlimited sugar-free tea during your HCG diet.