Jul 13 2010

Oh, those pesky plateaus

jumping off

Illustration for Standard-Examiner, Hers, July 13, 2010

“The reason you plateau with diets is that your body becomes smaller and burns fewer calories. Your metabolism goes down a bit. You don’t have as much mass to burn,”


Oct 26 2009

HCG: Is it every dieter’s dream come true — or is it the impossible dream?

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Illustration for Standard-Examiner, October 26, 2009

Extreme weight loss without extreme exercise — and without feeling like you’re starving from an extreme reduction in food.

It’s every dieter’s dream, and it’s just what proponents of the HCG diet promise. Those opposed to the diet say it’s the impossible dream, and a waste of money.