This seems like a well constructed study:
Linked from http://www.indexmedico.com/obesity/hcg.htm
To assess the validity of the hypothesis that hCG (Human Choriogonadotropin) mobilizes fat from deposits of fat, the authors designed a Double Blind Study performed on obese volunteers.
The result of this study suggests that oral administration of hCG , in the course of a Very-Low-Calorie Diet (VLCD), significantly decreases the total amount of subcutaneous body fat from specific...Read Full Story
There is a ripoff report on Kevin Trudeau that mentions his weight loss clinics and also mentions hCG. Worth a read:
RipOff Report: http://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/0/240/RipOff0240019.htmRead Full Story
This is a worthwhile read. Be sure to also scan the footnote and check out the related articles that Stephen Barrett uses to construct his argument.
Linked from http://www.dietscam.org/reports/hcg.shtml
Stephen Barrett, M.D.
Human chorionic gonadotrophin (HCG) is a hormone found in the urine of pregnant women. More than 50 years ago, Dr. Albert T. Simeons, a British-born physician, contended that HCG injections would enable dieters to subsist comfortably on a 500-calorie-a-day diet. He...Read Full Story
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