To achieve significant weight loss, understand how hydration affects weight loss. Such understanding is vital to make the HCG Injections work. It also is important to include fiber-rich foods to shed excess body weight. High fiber food contains low-calories which help in lowering your calorie intake during the HCG diet.
Role of fiber in HCG diet plan
The shedding of pounds begins in your digestive system. Fiber aids your body on how to absorb nutrients and release toxins. Fiber lowers your risk of getting constipation. Fiber from vegetables and fruits can also prevent certain diseases. It maintains your health during the rapid fat burning. Thus, boost your immune system to prevent diseases.
Fiber-rich foods lower cholesterol levels and control your blood sugar levels. It improves the feeling of fullness in your stomach to lessen your food intake. Fiber also has fewer calories which are helpful in weight loss. Natural sources of fiber come from every food that you can eat during the VLCD.
Can you use fiber supplements during the HCG diet?
Avoid using supplements because they can affect the work of HCG in your body. Take note that eating fiber-rich foods alone cannot guarantee fast weight loss. Take your HCG shots to reach your weight loss goals.
The original protocol for the HCG diet has no specific statement about banning fiber supplements. It does not also give or promote exact brands. However, the HCG can work fast in fat burning even without weight loss supplements.
Role of water in HCG diet plan
Drinking plenty of water is one of the most vital tasks of dieters to lose weight fast. Water can be an alternative to carbs because you cannot eat carbs during the HCG diet. When carbs are restricted your body uses storage to form carbs for fuel. This is when the role of water enters by helping in the process of a fast metabolism. It prevents your body from dehydration and hunger.
The goal of the HCG diet plan is to release body toxins that cause stubborn body fats. Water can help release toxins from the burned fats. Toxins are processed by the liver and will be flushed out of the body. If there is enough water, there is a large release of toxins out from your body which is needed to lose fats.
Can you drink flavored water during the HCG diet?
Aside from processed drinks and juices, you cannot have flavored water during the HCG diet. There is flavored water that claims to be sugar-free but, you have to smart. It’s because most of these products contain chemicals that can interfere with the HCG in burning your fats. Choose to drink mineral water or unsweetened tea and coffee instead of flavored drinks.
Some healthy sources of fiber and water for the HCG diet
- Chicken soup (Avoid soup with cream)
- Cucumber and celery
- Broccoli and lettuce
- Freshly squeezed lemon juice
- Orange and grapefruit
- Asparagus and spinach
- Chicory and beets