Phase 2 of HCG diet limits your calorie intake to 500 calories a day. It sounds scary but it works. It can also be relatively easy as long as you follow the guidelines. You might find the menu a bit boring but with some planning and some ingenuity, you can see your pounds melt off. On your HCG Diet VLCD, you can’t just eat whatever you want to eat. It can’t just be any calories as well. So, better stick to your meal plan in order to maximize your results.
Breakfast should strictly be liquids according to Dr. Simeons original protocol and absolutely NO sugar! Other option includes water with fresh lemon juice and one tbsp. of milk per day. Stevia and Saccharin may be used.
Lunch and dinner menu are the same- a combination of one protein, one fruit, one vegetable, and one carb.
You are NOT allowed to have the following:
What’s for a snack?
Example meal plan
Breakfast: Coffee with one tbsp. milk
Lunch: 100 grams shrimp, 100 grams asparagus, small orange, 1 Melba toast
Dinner: 100 grams beef, 3.5 oz. tomatoes, ½ grapefruit, 1 breadstick
Breaking up your meals
You can break up your meal. You can have an apple or Grissini stick for snack or breakfast as long as you deduct it from your dinner or lunch. However, you cannot have 2 fruits or 2 Grissini sticks at the same time.