HCG diet meal plan: 3 Phases

hcg diet meal planEverywhere around you there are people that are trying to lose weight. You might think that once you found a diet that you read about and you liked what you saw in other peoples reviews about the diet, all you have to do is to actually start it. If you decide to keep the HCG diet, all you have to do is start with the HCG diet meal plan.

That sounds really good. You start following the HCG diet meal plan, you start losing weight, simple. But, what do you do if you don’t know what exactly you are supposed to eat during this diet? Especially considering that this diet is requiring a certain meal plan, to consume between 500 and 750 calories per day.

HCG diet meal plan -?Three Phases

Phase 1

The first phase of the HCG diet meal plan is the easiest, as it supposes that the person that is keeping the diet, to eat foods that have a big caloric number. This phase only lasts for 2 days, and it is the most appreciated by followers because they can eat anything they desire without feeling guilty.

Phase 2

The second phase of the HCG diet meal plan can be from day 3 until day 21, or until day 42, depending on how much weight you have to lose. Even if you reach your weight goal before the 21st day, you have to continue the diet until you reach day 21. This is the phase which requires you to start a 500-750 kcal per day intake.

This phase of the plan?tells you to have for lunch/dinner 100 grams of meat: chicken (only breast), veal, beef, white fish, shellfish (lobster, crab, shrimp) and 1 serving of spinach, green salad, cucumbers, onion, asparagus, cabbage, red radishes, beet-greens, celery, fennel, chard, chicory, tomatoes.

This diet plan also allows you to have at your lunch and dinner, beside the 100 grams of meat and 1 serving of vegetable, 1 fruit: apple, orange, half of grapefruit or a handful of strawberries (choose only one of these fruits) and also add either one breadstick (grissino) or one Melba toast.

Phase 3

The last phase of the HCG diet meal plan takes place after the 21st or 42nd day, when you stop taking the supplement. Now you have to eat with moderation, and gradually try to come back to a normal daily caloric intake. Do it slowly and with healthy foods.

The HCG diet meal plan requires a large quantity of plain water to be drank. You can have tea and coffee (sweeten with Stevia if you can’t go without anything sweet). Seasonings allowed: salt, pepper, mustard powder, parsley, garlic, basil, thyme, vinegar and marjoram.