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HCG DIET & WEIGHT LOSS : a physician supervised weight loss program

March 20, 2019 12:45 pm Published by Comments Off on HCG DIET & WEIGHT LOSS : a physician supervised weight loss program

At the Natural Path, in Portland, Oregon we offer a wonderful medically supervised HCG Diet program. The unique HCG diet protocol we have in our office holds a siilar structure as Dr. Simeons original program although over the last decade, Dr. Cara has worked hard with clinical trials to add more food choices and food strategies into... Read More

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Misconceptions about the HCG Diet Program

March 14, 2019 11:50 am Published by Comments Off on Misconceptions about the HCG Diet Program

I have to admit that as a Naturopathic Physician hearing about the HCG Diet for the first time I had a great deal of judgment.  Until I got ALL of the information and studied about how this program worked I did not feel it was a very safe plan. After spending years studying the diet and its... Read More

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The Benefits of Losing Weight through the HCG Diet

March 8, 2019 11:24 am Published by Comments Off on The Benefits of Losing Weight through the HCG Diet

Many of our patients come to us after trying almost every diet ever created!  They come with some hope that maybe the HCG Diet will truly help them with their weight loss battle.  As they jump into the program and begin seeing results,  they are happier than ever!  Most of those who have come through the Natural Path... Read More

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Oh, the Plateau! How to Manage Stalls on the HCG Diet Protocol

March 2, 2019 2:32 pm Published by Comments Off on Oh, the Plateau! How to Manage Stalls on the HCG Diet Protocol

Stalls or staying the same weight for a few days can be physiologically NORMAL. We all have this idea that if you are eating a certain way and limiting calories, then the weight should just fall off little by little each day. If only it was so predictable!  Calories in, calories out is  simply not... Read More

The Importance of Hydration on the HCG Diet Plan

February 26, 2019 2:29 pm Published by Comments Off on The Importance of Hydration on the HCG Diet Plan

Water is truly essential on a weight loss program and especially on the HCG Diet protocol.  In medical school, we were taught to suggest half of your body weight in ounces each day for optimal function.  On the HCG Diet, we are mobilizing fat stores and unfortunately, our fat stores can be reserves for toxins... Read More

An Amazing HCG Diet Experience

February 21, 2019 12:02 pm Published by Comments Off on An Amazing HCG Diet Experience

I began the HCG Diet program last January!  I was 100 lbs over weight and was ready to get it off. For years, I had thought the HCG Diet sounded really drastic and just was not something that sounded right to me. After months of trying EVERYTHING to get the weight off I was not... Read More

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Intermittent Fasting: An Amazing Health Tool

February 16, 2019 3:33 pm Published by Comments Off on Intermittent Fasting: An Amazing Health Tool

In my experience, intermittent fasting has been one of most life changing tools I have used in my practice. I find that most patients have some improvement in health with intermittent fasting alone.  I find some have dramatic changes in weight, sense of well-being and energy levels while others have subtle benefits!  In my own... Read More

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The Amazing Improvements with the HCG Diet on Body Composition

February 11, 2019 11:30 am Published by Comments Off on The Amazing Improvements with the HCG Diet on Body Composition

The HCG Diet protocol offers patients incredible results on so many levels. I have been facilitating this process for over a decade and I continue to be blown away by the amazing results.  I find the HCG Diet to be an incredible detoxification process, as well as, a way to reset habits and patterns with... Read More

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The Detrimental and Addictive Power of Sugar

February 6, 2019 1:51 pm Published by Comments Off on The Detrimental and Addictive Power of Sugar

When it comes to sugar today there are SO many different kinds. The more NATURAL form of sugar is found in fruit, vegetables, nuts, whole grains, and legumes. In the end, almost all sugars are broken down into glucose.  When it comes to weight gain, natural sugars can surely be a culprit for increased blood sugar and insulin levels which... Read More

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Keeping Super Bowl Snacks Healthy

February 1, 2019 5:01 pm Published by Comments Off on Keeping Super Bowl Snacks Healthy

The Super Bowl does not have to mean an afternoon filled with sodium & chemical laden snacks, dips and beer.  With a little creativity and motivation you can create some simple little snack foods that will actually provide some nutrition to the party.  we advise all of our HCG Diet patients to have fun and... Read More