Protocol #2 - 45 days
Day #10 - weight same as yesterday
On Day #1, 10, 20, 30, 45, as part of this protocol, you have to do measurements.
So, since Day #1 my body is smaller anywhere from 0 to 1/2" - that's pretty good in 10 days.
I checked my records for Protocol #1 and in the first 10 days it was 0 - 3/4", mind you I was larger.
The following may answer some of your questions and is taken from the company that I get my HCG through and their documentation about HCG & three different types of fat:
Q. So what is HCG - Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
It is a polypeptide protein that exists in every tissue in the human body in tiny amounts. When a woman becomes pregnant her body produces high quantities of this which aides in supplying nutrition for the baby.
Q. Can it be harmful?
No. During pregnancy it is produced daily in a quantity hundreds of thousands of times the amount that you would be using with this protocol. It harms neither the mother nor the child. In fact it is a natural mechanism that is produced to protect the baby. In the case of a pregnant woman that does not get proper nutrition, the HCG will pull calories and nutrition from her abnormal fat to feed the baby. In this same way it will feed you 2000 calories from your fat; therefore you will not be hungry on this program even though you are only eating 500 calories!
Q. Is it safe for men?
Yes. In fact men tend to do very well with the HCG.
HCG targets Abnormal Fat and Reshapes Your Body!
It is true that if you follow a 500 calorie a day diet you will lose weight anyway. However, you will not lose the same weight, the same way, as with including the HCG. Your goal is to lose FAT, not just weight.
Following a 500 calorie a day diet with out HCG will leave you fatigued and irritable. Within a few days you will start to retain water as you become protein deficient.
Without the HCG you will lose both fat and muscle, as is the case with any normal diet.
An important point to note with this protocol is that when you have dropped for example 16 lbs, you have lost 16 lbs of abnormal fat. Whereas, with other diets, when you lose 16 lbs, you could be losing 8 lbs of lean body mass, 4 lbs of good fat reserves and 4 lbs of abnormal fat.
Structural fat: fills the gaps between various organs, a sort of packing material. It beds the kidneys, gives the springy cushion of hard fat under the bones of the feet, it also makes the skin smooth and taut.
Reserve (normal) fat: the body can freely draw upon this fat when the nutritional income from the intestinal tract is insufficient to meet the demand. This fat is localized all over the body. Both structural and reserve, are normal and even if the body stocks them to capacity this can never be called obesity.
Abnormal fat: the accumulation of fat, and such fat only, from which the overweight patient suffers. This abnormal fat is also a potential reserve of fuel, but unlike the normal reserves it is not available to the body in a nutritional emergency. It is, so to speak, locked away in a fixed deposit and is not kept in a current account, as the normal reserves.
Abnormal fat is targeted in this protocol.
Unlike other diets, this program seems to reshape and re-sculpt the body by releasing abnormal fat deposits on your body. This unique process also appears to help correct your hypothalamus and metabolism potentially making these results permanent!
I believe that in order for this protocol to be permanent it must be combined with working on a Health Breakthrough with an NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Coach that's certified in Time Line Therapy (R). No ifs, ands or buts. You have to address the inappropriate strategies, behaviours, negative emotions and limiting beliefs (they're unconscious) that have supported and contributed to your overweight issues. That's what I'm doing and it's working for me. More on that later...
Cheers to Your Health,