How does the HCG diet work?

Sheri L. Emma, MD

Nutritional Medicine specialist Dr. Sheri Emma explains how the HCG diet works to promote weight loss. Watch Dr. Emma's video for information on the HCG diet and overall nutritional health.

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

The HCG diet uses a pregnancy hormone to control hunger. In this video, Dr. Oz and Dr. Peter Cohen discuss what the diet supposedly does for the body.

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Weight Loss Strategies

Weight Loss Strategies

Everyone has opinions on how to lose weight – everything from Pilates to supplements to sleeping sans pajamas has been touted as an effective weight loss strategy. It's all about discovering what works for you. For some people, th...

e community support found on social media or in support groups for weight loss is an effective tool, while others benefit from the tried and true method of working up a daily sweat. Whatever strategy you choose, the key is finding something that you can stick with that works for your lifestyle.

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