BREAKFAST: Any non-calorie fluids in any amount. (See fluid options below)
LUNCH: A protein food and fresh vegetables. (See options below)
DINNER: A protein food and fresh vegetables. (See options below)
SNACKS: Two portions of fruit a day, in the morning and afternoon. (See options below)
Protein Foods: 3 � oz twice daily (lunch and dinner) About the size of a makeup compactChoose only lean meats, particularly:
Note: all visible fat must be removed before cooking and the portion should be weighed raw. It must be cooked without additional fat. Salmon, eel, tuna fish, herring, or any dried, pickled or smoked fish are not allowed
Fresh Vegetables: 3 � oz selected vegetables twice daily (lunch and dinner)
Fruit: 2 portions per day, at least 6 hours apart
Fluids: A minimum of two liters of water daily
Drinks and Seasonings
The juice of one lemon daily is allowed for all purposes.
Salt, pepper, vinegar, mustard powder, garlic, sweet basil, parsley, thyme, majoram, etc., may be used for seasoning, but no oil, butter or dressing.
Tea, coffee, plain water, or mineral water (2 liters of water per day is recommended) are the only drinks allowed, but they may be taken in any quantity and at all times.
The fruit or the breadstick may be eaten between meals instead of with lunch or dinner, but not more than than four items listed for lunch and dinner may be eaten at one meal.
Prescribed medicines may be used without special permission.
Portions and specially prepared unsweetened, low calorie foods
"In many countries specially prepared unsweetened and low Calorie foods are freely available, and some of these can be tentatively used... the total daily intake must not exceed 500 Calories if the best possible results are to be obtained, that the daily ration should contain 200 grams of fat-free protein and a very small amount of starch." From Dr Simeon's "Pounds and Inches."
The 500 calorie limit must always be maintained.
2 small apples are not an acceptable exchange for "1 apple."
Very occasionally we allow egg - boiled, poached or raw - to patients who develop an aversion to meat, but in this case they must add the white of three eggs to the one they eat whole.
Cottage cheese made from skimmed milk is available 100 grams may occasionally be used instead of the meat
Sample Meal Planner
Allowed Fruit & Coffee
Coffee or Tea & allowed Fruit
Coffee or Tea & Allowed Fruit
Coffee or tea & Allowed Fruit
Salad and Baked Fish
Melba Toast w/Tomatoes and Shrimp
Chicken and Salad
Chicken Creole Cucumber Salad
Green Onion Burger
Fish and Veggies
Chicken and Veggies
Lean Steak, Grilled Onions
Chicken & Veggies
Bake Fish and Veggies
The above list (click here for better hcg diet food list) and samples are just examples of how this diet kind of works. You will be given a complete instruction guide with all the tips and rules you need including example shopping lists, menus and recipes.
We do permit the use of lipstick, powder and such lotions as are entirely free of fatty substances. We also allow brilliantine to be used on the hair but it must not be rubbed into the scalp. Obviously sun-tan oil is prohibited.
Aspirin and birth control are allowed on the Simeons hCG Diet.
No massage of any kind.
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