Probably the toughest aspect of the HCG diet is the attempt to change what are sometimes life-long eating habits. These changes undoubtedly include calorie reduction. Phase II of the diet is probably the toughest because this is where the participant must follow the 500-calorie per day Very Low Calorie Diet or VLCD. If you are not careful, you can get into a routine of eating the same low-calorie foods each day which presents a risk of boredom that could ultimately influence you to abandon the diet. Here are a few recipe tips that can help you avoid that scenario and get the enjoyment along with the nutrition you need.
It is important to use plenty of spices when preparing your recipes. Thatâ€™s because spices add flavor and vitamins plus give you a sensation that you are eating something. For example, garlic and red peppers add very little in the form of calories but are both healthy and bring out the flavor in the food.
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