The hCG diet is not a new concept; although it may seem to be, since it is the latest fad diet to steal the attention of Americans seeking weight-loss nirvana.
Patients who pursue the hCG diet under the care of a dedicated physician not only benefit from the weight loss, but from improvement in reducing the number of markers of disease. These include metabolic syndrome markers, elevated blood pressure, high blood glucose levels, high C-reactive protein and total cholesterol levels. Some patients may even find they no longer need some of their medications.
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