One of the biggest pet peeves about the HCG Diet is its propensity to “slow” things down in the digestive tract and cause Constipation. But there are ways to avoid this nuisance and assist your body in returning to a normal routine. By making these minor adjustments you can resolve the constipation and succeed in reach your weight loss goals on your diet.
First, let’s address why constipation is so common for those on the HCG Diet. The simple reason is that the HCG Diet is very low in fiber carbohydrates typically found in grains. This leads to a slowing down of the bodies natural elimination process and results in mild constipation. In fact it’s not uncommon for people to complain about not having a bowel movement for as long as week while doing the HCG Diet. This is a huge concern and must be addressed to allow for proper body function and to minimize the stress placed on the digestive system. Thankfully, the solutions are rather minor and easy to incorporate in your daily routine:
Staying properly hydrated is an absolute must on the HCG Diet for several reasons. Not only does it help you lose more weight but it also helps in assuring proper elimination. Those on the diet should drink at least two quarts of fluid per day while on the diet. Stick with water and herbal teas and avoid diet drinks as much as possible. Read the rest of this entry »
Busy schedule with work or school is definitely normal however this is not an excuse to take your health for granted. You should still be able to look after your health and body because if not, how will you be able to function well? If you are always making your hectic schedule an excuse well read these tips to help you be healthy always:
1. Eat breakfast always – before you start your long day at work or school, you should first satisfy your stomach. Do not forget to eat your breakfast. You should eat bread, rice, and some of your favorite bacon and pancakes as well as fruits. If you are in a hurry then you must at least drink your coffee or milk. But the best way to prevent being in a hurry during breakfast is by waking up early. If you wake up early then you will have enough time to eat breakfast and enough time for your digestive system to absorb and process all the foods you eat. Skipping breakfast could have a negative effect on the long run so make sure to make it a habit to eat breakfast always.
2. Drink your vitamins – never fail to drink your vitamins. We are not robots that never get sick, we are humans and if we abuse ourselves with too much work then the tendency of getting sick is really high. To help your body have better resistance to support and perform daily routine then it is advisable to drink your vitamins every day.
3. Drink lots of water – sometimes because of too much work you tend to forget about drinking water. During lunch or dinner, you drink juice, coffee or sodas but did you know that this is not healthy for your body? You should still make it a point to drink water, lots of water. Water is very healthy for your body, not only it keeps you hydrated but it is also good for your digestion and best of all, it is great for your skin. It is recommendable to drink 8-10 glasses of water every day. Read the rest of this entry »