Did you know that about 50% of people in the United States are trying to lose weight at any given point? This fact (reported by the CDC) explains why unique eating and exercising programs like the HCG diet are becoming more popular. If you're about to transition to this dietary plan and want to make sure you're prepared, it is important to follow these simple preparation tips.
Start by creating an obvious list of goals you want to achieve through your diet. For example, are you trying to improve your pre-diabetes symptoms? Want to decrease your blood pressure? Improve your overall energy level? Your dietary plan will include various foods and routines that can help here, so make sure you are mentally prepared for this process.
A key component of this diet is eliminating addictive processed foods and focusing on as many natural alternatives as possible. Go through your home and identify processed foods you don't want to eat. Gather up all this food and take it to a donation center. Then, you need to shop and buy fresh foods and have a healthy kitchen that makes your dietary success easier.
The HCG diet is going to be something that many of your loved ones may struggle to understand. Talk to your loved ones and friends about the importance of this diet, and get support from a team who's willing to help you.
As you diet, lose weight, and get into shape, reward yourself! Don't overeat on unhealthy foods but, instead, buy something you've wanted to buy for a while, go shopping with your friends or family members, or take a vacation. There's nothing wrong with feeling good about yourself and taking steps to ensure you are happy.
Before you start on the HCG diet, make sure you talk to your doctor and a dietitian to ensure that you don't make any mistakes. It would help if you tried to go into this diet slowly, taking out processed foods one at a time and ensuring that your body doesn't react adversely to dietary changes.