Summer is just around the corner and for millions of women that means the grueling annual ritual of trying on swimsuits under garish fitting room lights and feeling dissatisfied with their Winter weight loss efforts. But, what if this was the year that you felt great about how you looked in a swimsuit? It may be possible with the HCG drops offered at Infinite Youth Medical Spa.
Safely lose up to 20lbs in 4 Weeks with HCG Drops
“After my second baby I had a really difficult time dropping the weight I had gained,” shares Chloe, a 38-year-old mother of two. “I was so busy with the juggling act of being a mom, a wife, and having a full-time job that I felt that there just weren’t enough hours in the day to devote to workouts or healthy meal planning,” she continues. “After researching the HCG diet online and being impressed with both its safety record and fast results, I asked Katie about the program at my quarterly Botox® appointment because I know she offers the HCG drops.”
What is the HCG Diet?
Naturally occurring in our bodies, the HCG hormone can be taken in sublingual drop or injectable form for a period of time to rapidly decrease your fat stores while maintaining healthy, lean muscle mass. As your calories are restricted on the protocol, the HCG will cause your metabolism to supplement with calories and nutrients pulled from your excess fat stores. In turn, your body burns these calories for its daily functions instead of calories from food. Many patients lose up to 2 lbs. per day and experience a ‘reset’ of their metabolism and relationship with food over the course of the program.
HCG Sublingual Drops
“HCG can be self-administered through daily shots or taken orally as a sublingual (under the tongue) drop,” explains Katie McClellan PA-C. “In my medical spa, I offer HCG drops because I find it is easier for my patients to take at home and travel with,” she continues. “It is important to purchase your HCG drops from a reputable source that provides guidance and monitors your progress,” Katie advises. “Watch out for online retailers that sell fake products whose quality cannot be tested or guaranteed.”
How does the HCG diet work?
Patients stay on the HCG diet protocol, which involves restricted foods, calories, and exercise, for up to 12 consecutive weeks, or three months. A “round” of HCG is considered four weeks and involves a loading stage where a high number of calories are consumed for two days before calories are restricted for the weeks to follow. Patients must observe strict adherence to the diet to be able to experience optimal results. Once your first round is completed your results will be assessed and you can decide if you would like to continue with another four weeks on the program to continue losing weight. Cheating on the protocol is not allowed.
When used correctly, HCG drops can encourage weight loss of up to 2lbs per day, especially in the first 10 days. Weight loss tends to happen more quickly for men, but most women lose 18 lbs. on average in the first four to five weeks.
After your first four weeks on the HCG diet you may choose to continue with another round or take a 6 week break before repeating the protocol. HCG supplementation is very safe when used properly but those who have high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, or those who are pregnant or breastfeeding are contraindicated for this method of weight loss.
“I could not believe how quickly the scale went down the first two weeks,” says Chloe. “It was so incredibly motivating to have my clothes feel looser with each passing day,” she continue. “I listened to Katie and followed the program to a T and did not cheat once. At the end of the four weeks I had lost a total of 21 lbs. I decided to go directly into a second round because I didn’t have any obstacles on my social schedule to plan around. It feels amazing to now be 38 lbs. lighter and be wearing clothes I haven’t put on in over five years, especially my old bikinis!”
Are you interested in safely losing up to 20 lbs. in a month with HCG drops? If so, schedule a HCG diet consultation with Katie McClellan PA-C, in our St Louis Park office conveniently located for Minneapolis and St Paul patients, to discuss if you are a candidate for the HCG diet plan!