HCG Diet Phases and Benefits

HCG Diet is a low calorie weight loss protocol that combines the benefits of 500-Calorie diet and HCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) Hormone. There are three phases in HCG protocol namely Loading, Maintenance and Stabilization. In order to lose weight permanently, dieters should follow 2 days of loading phase, 21-40 days of maintenance and 21 days of stabilization period. HCG diet is a strict weight loss program that requires, dedication, discipline and self-control.

HCG Diet Phases Chart :





Loading 10 Drops 3 Times Daily 1500 - 2000 Calories 2
Maintenance 10 Drops 3 Times Daily 500 Calories 21-40*
Stabilization No Drops Needed Calorie intake should be gradually increased upto 800 (Women) - 1000 (Men). Avoid Sugar & Starch. 21
Total 44
*Maintenance Phase is not restricted to mere 21 protocol days but can be stretched till 40 days.

All the phases of HCG diet should be followed strictly for attaining maximum results. HCG diet plan is completely based on Dr.Simeons’ Book Pounds and Inches.

Loading Phase :

  1. As mentioned above during Loading Phase, you are allowed to consume 1500- 2000 calories for 2 days.
  2. During this period, your body prepares for the low calorie days. It makes you ready to face 500 calories for next 21- 40 days. You are allowed to eat everything during this phase.

Maintenance Phase :

  1. This is undoubtedly the most important period of HCG diet program, which starts just after the completion of loading phase.
  2. In this phase, dieters are only allowed to eat 500 calories. Only food mentioned in Dr. Simeons’ book Pounds and Inches are allowed. Eating anything not mentioned in Dr. Simeons’ book is completely prohibited.
  3. A dieter during Maintenance phase never feel hungry or weak because ample amount of energy is supplied, which your body receives by burning the abnormal fat. HCG hormone when combined with 500-calorie diet targets the abnormal fat resting on your thighs, belly, chin, hips etc. that consequently releases 1500-2000 calories in your blood stream.
  4. HCG diet not only burns fat but also reset your Hypothalamus gland that completely refurbishes your eating habits. Weight lost during this diet never comes back.

Stabilization Phase :

  1. This is the last phase of HCG program where the dieter is allowed to have 800 calories (for women) – 1000 calories (for Men). You don’t have to take drops during this phase.
  2. Stabilization phase helps your body to maintain the lost weight. It stabilizes your weight loss. You can slowly increase your intake after HCG diet however it is advisable to avoid smoking and alcohol consumption during and after the diet protocol.

Key Takeaways About HCG Diet For Weight Loss

  1. Eating Habits : HCG Diet teaches you to eat well which will eventually prevent further weight gain after HCG diet. It not only burns weight but also totally reforms your Hypothalamus gland and changes your eating habits permanently.
  2. Effective Meal Plan : The well-designed low calorie meal plan never makes you hungry or weak. It’s designed well to meet the requirements of a human body. Food mentioned in the protocol diligently nourishes your appetite.
  3. Healthy Weight Loss Therapy : HCG diet plan is a quick and healthy weight loss dieting program where you lose more than 1 pound daily without tiring workouts.
  4. Permanent Fat Loss : It’s a permanent weight loss program. The weight lost during HCG protocol never returns back. All the abnormal fats in your body get burnt during the process.