HDI has received so many success stories (Success Story of 90 lb HCG Diet Weight Loss with Herbalife and Juice Plus Shakes) that rave about using HCG diet shakes, we decided to take a poll and learn what was so great about them from our readers!

From a poll of over 8,000 HCG dieters, the winning HCG Diet friendly-shake is….

Herbalife Protein Shake Mix in vanilla.

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When we asked “Why, Herbalife?” this is what they said:

    • Portion control made easy – no risk of stalling
    • Convenient & fast meal for on the go
    • Sugar free, but doesn’t taste like it
    • Reduced temptation to stray from the diet
    • Variety – hundreds of flavor combinations, never bored
    • Great nutrition- plenty of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, & fiber (much needed on the HCG Diet!)
    • Increased energy throughout the protocol
    • Simplified transition to maintenance phase since shakes were never discontinued


Which shakes they used:

During Phase 1 & Phase 2:  Herbalife Protein Shake Mix in Vanilla –  (Note: Less >1 gram sugar. Contains soy.)

During Maintenance Phase:  Formula 1 Healthy Meal Nutritional Shake (Choice of Flavors)


Where to find HCG Diet Friendly Shakes by Herbalife:

Skinny Channel offers both, individual shake canisters for sale as well as a very thorough and popular HCG Diet Shake Kit with supplements recommended for completing the HCG diet with thorough nutrition and ease.

Available here:  HCG Diet Support Kits:  HCG Diet Shake Kit by Herbalife

For questions about buying and using Herbalife while on the diet, email shapeupla (@) gmail.com or visit their health & nutrition club in Los Angeles, California: Shape Up LA, 19564 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana, CA 91356


Favorite Phase 1 & Phase 2 HCG Diet-Friendly Shake Recipes

Quick & Easy Strawberry Shake

          • Herbalife Protein Shake Mix in Vanilla – 1 or 2 scoops
          • Handful of ice cubes
          • Small handful of strawberries
          • Handful of spinach
          • Dash of Stevia
          • Blend, pour, devour & enjoy!


Pudding Recipe

          • Herbalife Protein Shake Mix in Vanilla – 2 scoops & add additional for thickening as you go
          • Sugar free pudding mix (whichever flavor you prefer)
          • Almond milk (will require less than milk but brand varies)
          • Mix, refrigerate and enjoy your new treat!

Shake & Smoothie Variations

Try adding sugar free syrups for variation.  Here are a few that we taste tested and researched to make sure they had no hidden ingredients.  They are safe for all HCG Diet plans and phases.

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Author Jen Larson, BSN, Pursuing PhD
While I have a background in nursing and nutrition, I also personally lost 88 lbs with the HCG Diet in 2002, and I kept it off for over 10 years. I am currently on a mission to lose 45 lbs of baby weight with HCG from Nu Image and Diet Doc. This diet changed my life, leading me to start the first Hcg Diet site: Hcgdietinfo.com. 15+ years later, 100 million visits, over a million pages, & countless lives changed… HDI has become the true highlight of my journey.
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