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HCG Day 2

Friday, May 25, 2012

Day 2 is just the second Fat Loading day. pretty simple, eat as much fat as you can. not so much sugar but you don't have to monitor it. The big thing is fat.
"There are two primary reasons for loading:
1. The hCG effect of burning your abnormal fat stores for fuel does not kick in until the third dose, so eating 500 calories without this effect of hCG will cause you problems in terms of losing structural fat and being extremely hungry until it does kick in.
2. You need to replenish the structural fat stores that are usually depleted in dieting, assuming that you have dieted without hCG in the past.

The emphasis here is on consuming foods high in FAT. You may eat whatever you want, but fats are what you need to focus on these loading days. Loading days are to help your body set up the new hCG in your system to start burning fat. You will want to eat or 'load up' on as many fatty foods as you can possibly stand. Dr. Simeons' Protocol states to 'eat to capacity' for those first 2 days on the hCG. The consequence if you don't has been for many to discover that their hunger is still there and can become uncomfortable. If you 'load' properly, you will find that the hCG begins right away to scavenge needed calories from your abnormal fat stores (the really annoying ones like in the gut) so that you feel no real hunger at all. This doesn't mean you won't experience some 'emotional' hunger, especially if you are around others eating whatever they want. But you will discover the ability to distinguish between the two types of hunger: real & emotional. I was amazed and thrilled when this happened, as most folks are. So loading is important."

Tomorrow I start day 1 of 500 calories... stay tuned!
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  • PSALM42
    I'm not doing an HGC diet but a low carb, high fat and I have found that with fattier foods I'm not not nearly as hungry. Instead of eating 5-6 times per day, I eat 3 meals and have no need to graze or snack in between (and I'm losing weight!). Good luck with the rest of the program!
    2023 days ago
    So, if you have things like nuts and avocado and salmon... things with healthy fats that would be sufficient? I can imagine that most people would just eat a bunch of high fat, unhealthy stuff because they can on these first two days, rather than attempting higher fat good-for-you foods, such as what I mentioned. What are your thoughts?
    2024 days ago
  • KELLEA927
    Thank you!
    2025 days ago
    WOW! I don't think I could manage just 500 calories a day..Good luck to you, hope you successful with the diet... emoticon
    2025 days ago
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