The original food list as Dr. Simeons wrote it in his Pounds and Inches book are as follows:
Proteins: beef, chicken breast, veal, fresh white fish, lobster, crab, or shrimp.
Vegetables: spinach, chard, chicory, beet-greens, green salad, tomatoes, celery, fennel, onions, red radishes, cucumbers, asparagus, cabbage.
Starches: breadstick (grissini) or Melba toast
Fruit: apple, orange, strawberries, grapefruit
The juice of one lemon daily is allowed for all purposes. Salt, pepper, vinegar, mustard powder, garlic, sweet basil, parsley, thyme, majoram, etc., may be used for seasoning, but no oil, butter or dressing.
Basic Rules: Calories are not to exceed 500 calories.
Please see “how to portion out your calories on the hCG diet” in this same section. The makeup of the 500 calories is extremely important.
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