It is hard to maintain your weight loss especially if there is a big celebration. You might be afraid to fail on your HCG diet. However, you can follow some simple tips to survive in a party without gaining more weight. You have to be wise in controlling your food indulgences. Always remember that you are doing your HCG diet.
Your weight loss goal can also help in motivating yourself not to gain weight. It will serve as a reminder not to give in to food temptations. Do not forget to have your HCG injections if you are on VLCD. The HCG will help you in controlling your hunger and keep you out from cravings.
Loading tips during a party on the HCG diet
- Count your calories and avoid unhealthy foods
Do not eat too much on the foods that are loaded with oils, sugar and other food ingredients. Always remember to stay on the 500 calorie diet. You can do food portioning to help you in controlling your intake of calories. The most important thing is to stay away from the dining table. Do not include cake, cookies, pizza, pasta, flavored drinks, and alcoholic beverages.
- Weigh yourself before going to an event/party
To track your weight on the next day, you have to weigh yourself before going to the event. This is to help you see if your weight fluctuates or not. If you notice that you gain 2lbs than your last weigh-in, you have got back on the diet track right away. You can do the “steak or apple a day” right away to get back on your diet track. Weighing can help you track weight gains.
- Eat before you go to the party
Make sure that you are not hungry before you go to the party. This will prevent you from eating too much in the event. Being full before going on the event will make you have more time in choosing HCG-friendly foods. Eat and stay full to avoid indulging from unhealthy foods and drinks.
- Use small plates and portion your foods carefully
Small plates will help you with food portioning. It will help you control the intake of your calories. Limit your portion sizes by choosing lean meat, fruits, or vegetables. You also have to slow down in eating. This is to give your body time to process the foods for proper digestion. The most important thing is to be mindful in eating so that you can stop as soon as you are full.