Maintaining weight is the best thing you can do for the rest of the HCG diet. You can adjust the food intake on a regular basis. You can do this after the very low-calorie diet. There are important lessons and behavior you can gain from the HCG diet. You will gain a different view of eating. You will start to change your habits and start to let go of unhealthy ones. There will be more adjustment that will happen especially the attitude towards food.
In the maintenance phase, you can do a steak day. However, a steak day is somehow a challenging thing to do. It only allows one meal a day during the night time. You are not allowed to eat all day except for the steak in the night. You just have to drink, tea, water or coffee to maintain the fullness in the daytime. If you want to avoid the steak day, you can have other correction technique. There are many ways you can do to prevent a steak day. This is done the moment there is weight gain. You can also do the correction day before the said limit will come.
Things that can help in avoiding a steak day
You can have 2 to 3 eggs as a snack or for breakfast. You can eat salmon with no other ingredients for lunch. For dinner you can eat a veggie and a steak. Drink plenty of water and eat nothing until lunchtime. You can also grab a chicken with celery or lettuce for lunch. For your dinner, you can have 2 pouched eggs if you really feel hungry.
You can also load on protein for days. You have a lot of choices for your protein meal. See to it that the protein choice has no visible fats before cooking. Watch out for too many calories in each meal serving. You still have to do the food portioning in each meal serving. Refer to the HCG diet meal guide as much as possible. You can choose from eggs, beef, fish, chicken or beef as your protein source. There is also a thing called cheese and apple day. This is more like the apple a day with a blend of cheese. You can have half an ounce of cheese and 2 apples for breakfast. grab a cheese and two apples for lunch and dinner. Stay hydrated as much as you can. This can help you avoid water retention.