Fad Diets

HCG To Be Removed From Market? *

Posted: Dec 06 in Fad Diets by

Is HCG being taken off the market? Today the FDA sent initial warning letters to 7 companies to stop selling HCG. HCG has been shown not to cause weight loss, and the accompanying 500 cal/d “Simeons” diet is thought by Bariatric Physicians to be inadequate to support lean body weight, leading to excess muscle loss […]

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Does HCG work? *

Posted: May 08 in Fad Diets, Weight loss by

If only it were this easy. The short answer to this question is “No.” A better answer can be found on the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) web site. I’ve included a link to this on the physician resources tab mentioned above. HCG is a hormone normally secreted by the placenta during pregnancy. In […]

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Another Opinion on HCG *

Posted: Apr 03 in Fad Diets by

Doctors Primack and Ziltzer from Scottsdale voice their opinions on HCG for weight loss. Read more about it here.

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