You don’t have to restrict yourself from having a real meal on the diet because eating is about giving meaning to each meal. You eat so won’t have to get hungry and starve yourself to eat too much in the next meal. It is not healthy because the body is already responding to the desire to eat. The real goal of eating is to fill the nutritional needs of the body.
You must be careful about the foods that you eat because not all foods are healthy. There are foods that will be a cause of diseases. On the HCG diet, you have to avoid foods that slow down weight loss. There are also foods that often cause cravings and lead us to emotional eating.
What are the things that must be avoided on the HCG diet?
- Avoid foods with sugar and carbohydrates. Sugar and carbs have a big contribution to weight gain. Completely avoid any kinds of food that have sugar or carbs. Sugars are also found in processed foods. It can cause constant weight gain. Thus, sabotage the work of the HCG diet hormones in weight loss.
- Stay away from processed foods. Processed foods must be avoided too because it has harmful chemicals. These chemicals will not just stop the weight loss but also can harm the body. It raises the level of fats and blood sugar. Thus, eventually leads to rapid weight gain.
- Stay away from deep-fried and salty foods. Fried food such as potato and fried meat contains too much oil. This is unhealthy because oil can increase cholesterol levels. It also adds fat to the hard-to-reach areas of the body. Fried foods can also cause harm to cardiovascular health. Fried and salty foods will affect the work of the hormones and the organs of the body. HCG diet does not allow any oil except for a limited amount of olive oil. The foods in the HCG diet are mostly boiled or steamed. Make sure to remove all the visible fats on the meat before cooking it.
- Avoid drinking sodas, sweetened beverages, and alcoholic drinks. The beverages and other drinks must be stopped. HCG diet only allows sugar-free coffee, tea, and water. Diet sodas are not allowed too because it has chemicals and preservatives that affect weight loss. Beverages are loaded with calories that can interrupt the burning of fats.