The History of the HCG Diet

At a glance, the HCG Diet is a combination of extreme caloric restriction combined with shots of a daily hormone known as human chorionic gonadotrophin (HCG). Modeled after work performed by a British endocrinologist named Albert T.W. Simeons, the HCG diet would begin truly blooming starting in the 1950s and spanning throughout the 1970s. Let’s take a closer look at…