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  • HCG Diet Phase 3 Foods

    Best Phase 3 Foods to Eat!

    What do you eat for Phase 3 of the hCG diet to help keep the weight off?  This Phase 3 list of foods should help.

    Proteins:
    All fish including:

    Flounder
    Herring
    Salmon
    Sardines
    Sole
    Tuna
    Trout

    All fowl including:

    Cornish Hen
    Chicken
    Duck
    Goose
    Pheasant
    Quail
    Turkey

    All shellfish including:

    Clams
    Crab Meat
    Mussels*
    Oysters*
    Shrimp
    Scallops
    Squid

    *Oysters and mussels are higher in carbs so limit to about 4 ounces per day.

    All meat including:

    Lean Beef
    Lean Bison
    Bacon*
    Ham*
    Lamb
    Pork
    Veal
    Venison

    *Some processed meat, bacon, and ham is cured with sugar, which will add to the carb count. -Avoid cold cuts and other meats with added nitrates.

    Vegetables & Salad Vegetables:

    Alfalfa Sprouts
    Arugula
    Bok Choy
    Celery
    Chicory Greens
    Chives
    Cucumber
    Endive
    Escarole
    Fennel
    Iceberg Lettuce
    Mushrooms
    Parsley
    Peppers
    Radicchio
    Radishes
    Romaine Lettuce

    Non Salad Vegetables:

    Artichokes
    Asparagus
    Artichoke Hearts
    Avocados
    Bamboo Shoots
    Broccoli
    Brussels Sprouts
    Cabbage
    Cauliflower
    Swiss Chard
    Collard Greens
    Eggplant
    Hearts of Palm
    Kale
    Leeks
    Okra
    Olives (green & black)
    Onion
    Pumpkin
    Rhubarb
    Sauerkraut
    Peas
    Spaghetti squash
    Spinach
    Summer Squash
    Tomato
    Turnips
    Water Chestnuts
    Zucchini

    These vegetables are slightly higher in carbs but provide important nutrients and add variety to your daily foods.

    Fruits:
    Blueberries (fresh)
    Cantaloupe or Honeydew
    Raspberries (fresh)
    Strawberries (fresh)

    Fats (Oils):
    Butter (REAL not imitation or margarine)
    Mayonnaise – make sure it has no added sugar
    Olive Oil
    Avocado Oil
    Coconut Oil

    Vegetable Oils & Other:

    Canola
    Walnut
    Grape Seed
    Sesame
    Sunflower
    Safflower

    After your hCG Diet Phase 3 you can include some items and see how they affect you. Remember if you gain more then 3 pounds then do a Steak Day and also cut the foods that may be causing your gain.

    Another good rule is limiting dairy and really watching your how your digestive system reacts.

    Add foods back slow to better judge if they are working for you or not.

    The idea here is to develop your personal list of foods that make you feel great and maintain your weight.

    Dairy:
    Cottage Cheese
    Heavy Cream
    Mozzarella Cheese
    Ricotta Cheese
    Blue Cheeses
    Cheddar
    Cow, Sheep, and Goat Cheese
    Cream Cheese
    Feta
    Gouda
    Mozzarella
    Parmesan
    Swiss

    Nuts & Seeds
    Almonds
    Brazil nuts
    Cashews
    Hulled Sunflower Seeds
    Macadamias
    Pecans
    Pistachios
    Walnuts

    Starchy Vegetables
    Acorn Squash
    Carrots
    White Potatoes
    Yams

    Legumes
    Black Beans
    Chickpeas
    Great Northern Beans
    Kidney Beans
    Lentils
    Lima Beans
    Navy Beans
    Pinto Beans

    Fruit
    Apple
    Banana
    Cherries
    Grapefruit
    Grapes
    Guava
    Kiwi
    Mango
    Peach
    Plum
    Watermelon

    Grains
    Oatmeal
    Pasta (whole wheat)
    Rice (brown)

     

    Ye olde Archives…

    After Phase 2 of the hCG diet there are three weeks of Phase 3 stabilization. However nothing in the Pounds and Inches manuscript details the Phase 3 food list. All Dr. Simeons says is avoid sugar and starch. When Dr. Simeons wrote his manuscript there wasn’t a large amount of foods being massed produced for consumption as they are today.

    With this in mind hCG Diet Info has 5 tips for your as you build your hCG Diet Phase 3 food list.

    1. Avoid man made pre packaged foods
    2. Avoid sugars, processed foods and refined white flour
    3. Portion control at every meal
    4. Moderation is #1 rule when eating carb loaded, refined sugar foods
    5. Exercise

    There are several eating styles you can adapt to make the hCG diet phase 3 stabilization, short term and long term maintenance work for you. The maintenance phases of Atkins low carb, South Beach Diet, Mediterranean eating styles are all good choices to look for hCG diet phase 3 foods.

    There isn’t any caloric restraints during Phase 3 or on maintenance. What most people find is that after being on Phase 2 of the hCG diet they eat less naturally and are better able to control portion size and their tastes have altered while on the protocol.

    Picking up a good nutritional food counter book like Netzer’s is an excellent resource. And yes if you have eaten any Miracle Noodles on Phase 2 you can continue with Phase 3 and beyond!

    Another rule of thumb while on Phase 3 is moderation in dairy. Dairy not only contains sugar but can cause gains. Use high fat dairy foods vs. low fat. Heavy whipping cream for your milk, full fat cottage cheese and such are much better than their low part counter parts. When in doubt read the labs or refer to you nutritional book.

    There is no need to worry about gaining while in stabilization or in maintenance if you follow the tips above and in the manuscript, limited as they are, you will be fine!

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