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TV’s Dr. Oz did a segment on the HCG diet, featuring interviews with individuals who’ve undergone the HCG diet, proponents, critics, and doctors who prescribe HCG.
In the segment, Dr. Oz revealed that he couldn’t find any evidence in published literature that the HCG diet works.

After following up with the FDA, the agency’s investigative team reached a similar conclusion. Dr. Oz cautioned, as does the FDA on their website, not to buy HCG supplements online, at the drugstore, or at the health food store.
Any weight loss that might accompany HCG use is a consequence of the 500 to 800 calorie diet that is often recommended along with the use of HCG; this is typically regarded as a starvation diet which is potentially dangerous!

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