There are products in the market that is labeled as low calorie. However, the ingredients are not safe for the body. All the products that are packed and sold in the market are considered processed food. These kinds of foods are not allowed in the HCG diet. The labels of the food oftentimes mislead the consumers. There are food labels that seem to be convincing. However, in the HCG diet, all these foods are not allowed because of the ingredients that may affect the weight loss. If you will not follow the diet guide; the diet will be prone to failure.
Organic, fresh and self-cooked foods are the suggested meal for HCG dieters. This is to avoid buying unsafe products and ingredients in the market that may destroy the weight loss. Be careful of the food items on the VLCD. You have to provide the best for your body as well as for the health. The HCG diet will really cost your time, effort and money. However, it will all be worth it. The main foods that you can have on VLCD are veggies, fruits, fish, chicken, and lean meat. You can enjoy these foods in various styles of cooking and recipes. Here are a few examples of the recipe you can enjoy on the VLCD of the HCG diet.
Oregano Lemon White Fish with Asparagus—this is a seafood meal
The ingredients are:
- Whitefish for at least 100 grams
- The exact amount of asparagus
- Lemon juice and oregano
- Salt or pepper
-Prepare the oven and preheat up to 00F
-Have a large sheet of aluminum foil
-The asparagus must be in the center of the sheet and sprinkle it with salt and pepper
-Place the fish on top of the asparagus and seal all the edges of the foil
-Bake in the duration of 20 minutes until the fish is flaked and then serve
The Stir-fried chicken with onions and grapefruit—Protein Meal
The ingredients are:
- Chicken breast at least 3.5 oz.
- 3.5 onions either yellow or white
- Half peeled grapefruit that is cut in small pieces
Add pepper and salt and herb spices in your own choice at the bottom. Stir fry the onions with the herb tea. Stir fry until it gets transparent and tender. Add the Chicken and other spices and see until it is well-cooked. Place the onions and grapefruit in a bowl. This is ready to serve. Always remember that the visible fats must be removed before it is cooked.