The weight loss on the HCG diet is constant as long as the guide is carefully followed. However, we cannot avoid getting sick in the midst of the diet. There are things that may come without our expectations. The only thing we can do is to deal with it. There are certain times of the week that we catch up with common colds or flu. How would we deal with these things especially if we are in the HCG diet? How would we counter such situations without doing anything that may affect the diet?
HCG diet hormones do not interact with any medicines. However, it is better to let the doctor know so that there will be no further complications. Observe the proper hygiene and habit to avoid any diseases. You can simply wash your hands or staying a distance to someone who is already sick. These are just simple things we can do to avoid getting communicable diseases. One thing that can keep a person healthy is to eat healthily. Maintain the proper exercise and balance the meal each day. HCG diet allows yoga, walking, swimming or any other light exercise.
If you get sick while on the diet, there are some choices of natural healing. This is ways that are found in natural products such as herbs. These few products are also proven to ease symptoms. Here are some of the example natural herb/ product.
- Ginger- The root of the ginger can give health benefits. It stops the symptoms of nausea, arthritis, and swelling. Ginger can be made as tea. Ginger tea is allowed in any phase of the HCG diet. It can give a sensation that can aid in the symptoms of diseases.
- Elderberry- These are known to be effective in fighting flu. This is not allowed in the VLCD. You can have elderberries as a tea and have it 3 times a day.
- Garlic- These are used by people as home remedies. Garlic is not just for seasonings or spices. These have also the anti-bacterial compound that comes out when it is chopped. Choose the fresh garlic in the market. If you buy the packed garlic, see to it that it does not have any harmful seasonings.
- Vitamin C- This is commonly found in veggies and fruits. IT can help in various ailments such as anemia, bronchitis or in common colds. There are also HCG diet-friendly foods that are rich in vitamin C. You can get vitamin C from oranges, grapefruits, tomatoes, cabbage and etc.