Great to hear, Denise. The old diet is so unforgiving, right? Thank you for the kind review and let me know if there is anything I can do to help.
Original review: Sept. 22, 2016
I started the original HCG Diet on Aug 8th and did well. However, I struggled to stay under the 500 calories and had a hard time with the limited variety of food. On Aug 22nd, I changed to HCG 2.0 and what a difference. I find it easy to stick with the diet now that I have more control of my choices. So far, I have lost 18.5 lbs and don't think I will have any problems losing all my excess baggage. Thank you Dr. Z!!
Well done Lisa. The people that have the most success on 2.0 are the ones that are looking for sustainable weight loss rather than a quick fix. Eating smart is more about calorie replacement rather than calorie reductions. In fact, a diet is as much about ADDING proper nutrition as it is about removing unnecessary calories. If you give the body what it needs, it rewards you with an accurate satiety response. If you eat the right stuff, you're not hungry all the time. If you eat the wrong stuff your body still craves the nutrition it's not getting.
Again, well done.
Original review: Sept. 18, 2016
My body really wanted to stay at the weight that it was at. For 5 years it just hovered around 155 regardless of my going to the gym for 5 days a week, eating low-glycemic, whatever! This approach gave me results, taught me better eating habits (I love clean eating) and most importantly I lost 20 lbs and have kept it off for over a year. I'm ecstatic and feel great!
I absolutely love the HCG 2.0 lifestyle. I have lost 24 pounds in 3 months. Along with changing how I eat I also started CrossFit & I feel healthier than I have in years. I have dieted for over 30 years and this has really opened my eyes to a healthier lifestyle. I would recommend this to anyone who is looking to make a lifestyle change!
Hi Jennifer. I like getting reviews from names I recognize from the group. Thank you.
Original review: Oct. 7, 2016
I've done hCG once before after my third child and I just could not get the baby weight off. It worked amazing and I did the original protocol which is pretty tough but I did make it through. By my own unhealthy eating habits I ended up gaining all the way back over a period of five or six years. I found hCG to be the only thing that really ever helped me to get the weight off so I wanted to do it again. I found this hCG 2.0 version which has been so much better than the original. I felt like while I was on this protocol I learned so much more about what I should be eating instead of just starving myself to lose weight. Thank you so much. I am very grateful!
Dr. Zach is leading a revolution of weight loss that motivates and really works. It's a smart system with fast results that give an individual a new outlook on weight loss and better health. I'm so grateful!
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Thank you so much Cathy. It's good to get reviews from people I recognize in the FB group. Best of luck!
Original review: Oct. 5, 2016
I am doing my third round of HCG 2.0. My first HCG was the original protocol. While I lost weight on it, it was very limiting and difficult to keep on. The HCG 2.0 diet is very easy to follow. Dr. Zach's drops are reasonably priced and they work! The support you receive from the HCG 2.0 group is invaluable. I have recommended HCG 2.0 and Dr. Zach's book to many people.
I'm sorry to say this Linda, but I think you missed the point. In fact, I'm wondering if you even read the book at all..?
You've heard the philosophy, "Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man (or woman) to fish and they eat for a lifetime." That's the philosophy that inspired HCG 2.0. It's not a meal plan or a menu change. It's not prepackaged like Nuitrisystem or Medifast. It's about real and sustainable weight loss. It's about eating smart. In fact, it's more about calorie replacement rather than calorie reduction. It's about giving the body the proper nutrition it needs in order to remedy a skewed satiety response that is way too common with the Standard America Diet, aka SAD. It's about lifestyle.
I would suggest reading the book all the way through. I promise you, you'll learn something and you won't regret it.
Best of luck,
Original review: Oct. 4, 2016
I have done HCG before with success. This product did not offer support or suggested meals. I lost 11 pounds in a month mainly because of deprivation and no alcohol consumption. As soon as I resumed aging normally I gained 5 back.
I have been on the old HCG diet before with only 500 calories and had begun it again about 14 days ago. After my 3rd day I had started to feel the hunger pains so started to look around online to see if I can figure how to stop them with better foods, so I came across a forum on HCG 2.0 and read about higher calories and more protein so I immediately bought the e-book and started to read my life away. I had checked my BMR and was so happy I just started the next day and as of today on Day #14, 2 weeks in, I am down 25.8 pounds, and feeling so amazing and full of energy.
I must say my hunger pains are gone but even with the 500 calories I still have done it in the past as I am very strong in will power and love reaching goals but still you can't deny the hunger pains. With HCG 2.0 it's a totally different ball game. The book is perfect for anyone who has ever doubted this diet in the past and has lots to explain why people failed in the past with the old diet. With HCG 2.0 I don't see anyone giving up. Glad I found this and I will continue on my new journey.
My weight loss experience with this product was everything that they said it would be. I lost 30lbs in 30 days with this product and would definitely recommend it to family and friends.
Hi Tim. We actually do offer injections through a very good tele-medicine clinic. And yes, there are some circumstances that I recommend the injections over my drops, but I almost always tell patient to start with the drops. They're 1/4 the cost of the injections and for most, they work great.
For any that reads this and is questioning whether to do the drops or injections, I would advise you to start with the drops. You don't need to spend $15 per pound to lose weight. However, if you've had trouble losing weight in the past and if it will give you better piece of mind to go with a more concentrated HCG product like the injections, then by all means do it.
If you have more questions about the drops vs. the injections, simply key those words into the search feature on my blog. I've written several blogs on the subject. And you can always email me directly at email@example.com
Original review: Oct. 4, 2016
The HCG drops are nowhere as effective as the injections. Hunger never goes away, strength levels drop and did nothing to help with my TRT. Plus, it did nothing for my energy levels. My only conclusion is I would have to use a higher dosage and that makes the drops cost prohibitive.
A friend of mine told me about the 2.0 and I went to Amazon to get the book and then I saw the InsideOut Wellness. Although my friend didn't get her drops there, the drops are with the book and it seemed to be a good deal. It ships out fast and I haven't had any problems at all. I've finished one round and I lost 15 pounds. However, I've had a lot going on and I haven't been following it. In fact, I tried to start again this week and for two days in a row but I wasn't in the habit of taking the drops so my plan is to start another round on Monday. I felt really wonderful going through the diet and I had more energy. I had done the other 500-Calorie and this was so much easier having more choices. I'm hopeful it's gonna work eventually because I do feel really good when I'm on it. I'd recommend them.
I have done the HCG protocol before so I am familiar with it. However, this time I was experiencing the HCG 2.0! It's easy to follow, much more flexible and works as well, if not better than the original protocol. I received my 25 day kit - which is complete with everything you need to get started! I had to wait a couple weeks before I was able to start the program so right now I am 1 week and 6lbs down. I still do crossfit 5 days a week and I have plenty of energy and am not feeling hungry at all.
Hi Cathy. I'm sorry you had a hard time reaching me. I do spend a lot of time abroad with my research and seeing patients, but I'm very pleased with the staff I have in place. I feel that my book is very thorough in describing the diet, but if you have further questions, please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also want to join our private Facebook community. It's very helpful. You can find it by keying HCG 2.0 support into your search FB search feature.
If you're interested in completing another round of the diet, I'd be happy to walk you through it.
Original review: Sept. 30, 2016
I'm satisfied with InsideOut Wellness. In the very beginning, I found the service to be very difficult. The doctor was away in Indonesia when I first was interested and I couldn’t get anyone to answer my questions quickly. I feel that they're improving, though. In general, I felt tired after finishing the HCG. I've done it at other times with the other products and I find that this one is similar. For me, I want to work at not doing it, but if I would struggle with my weight, I would do it again.
I have a brother that got into InsideOut Wellness and he had downloaded a book. I ordered the InsideOut Wellness and HCG 2.0 and it did help me achieve my weight loss goals. It was great and it worked. I felt pretty good after using it. It was tough at first but then the body gets used to it. Their website was also easy to navigate and helpful.
Great review, Nathan. Like anything, there is a cost/benefit analysis. If you're spending $400 on a prescription HCG product to lose 25-30 pounds that breaks down to over $10 per pound. It's not worth it. Especially when you get the same weight loss with my HCG drop. There are a few circumstances when I believe a prescription product may be a better alternative, but it's mostly for patients who have done several rounds of the homeopathic drops and as a result need something a bit strong. Always start with the drops. Best of luck!
Original review: Sept. 19, 2016
I've been looking at weight loss things and I checked with our local medical weight loss clinic, but they were exorbitantly expensive. So, I started looking for other alternatives and found InsideOut Wellness and Weight Loss. I planned on purchasing HCG injections but the homeopathic drops ended up being so much more cheaper. So, I went that direction. It's only been four weeks but so far, I feel good. Going through their diet was easy. I was really diligent in the first two weeks of tracking everything, and then after I got used to what the diet was like, it's not so time consuming. I could gauge what I can and can't eat. I figured I would need the injection but I'm pleasantly surprised at how effective the homeopathic drops were. I was not expecting it would really do as much.
Hi Liana. You’re right, what an absolute disaster! I just looked up your order and we sent you 3 different packages over the course of 15 days. I’m so sorry. Kylene and her staff in product fulfillment are generally really good, but this one started off jinxed and got worse. We never gave you a chance.
These things happen sometimes and I typically hear about it, however this time I did not. The first thing I say to dieters that experience problems with shipping is “don’t let this interfere with your success on the diet, because it DOES work.”
If you would give us another chance, I will personally walk you through it every step of the way and I’m very confident that you’ll do well. Please email me directly at email@example.com. Let me know your weight loss goals and I’ll get the appropriate product sent out to you.
And thanks for the polite review. You could have said a lot worse. I hope to hear from you.
Original review: Sept. 17, 2016
I bought all that was included in the package of InsideOut Wellness and Weight Loss and paid over $100 for all the three ingredients. They charged it on the same day I ordered but the order didn't come within 10 days. I waited and when I followed up a couple of times, they said they shipped my purchase. I started feeling shaky and it was not very professional of them. They did not even follow up and did not have some tracking system if packages were shipped or not and if packages were delivered or not. I had to call and follow up. It was not fair to the customer.
I received the drops but I did not receive the Raspberry Ketone. By their protocol, the Ketone should be taken at the same time as the drops. But I received the Ketones much later. The drops were almost halfway. Now I start taking both the drops with Ketones but I still don't have the third ingredient, the Garcinia Cambogia. When I talked about the Garcinia and tried to find compensation, one lady did try to accommodate my frustration by giving me a free bottle of drops. But I never received that second bottle of drops that she said she will send me. I'm not happy and this experience was a little bit frustrating.
Also, the products are not very much helping me with suppressing my appetite. But maybe the issue is because I'm not taking everything that is required by the protocol. When the patient, as myself, feels that everything is not complete, I'd feel I'm doing things halfway and not 100% correct. We all have a busy lifestyle. If I have to pay then have to follow up, I definitely won't be going back.
It's always good to hear from you, Marci. You know you're one of my favorites. Nothing was easy for you, but you're persevered. I'm proud to say that I contributed, even though you did all the work.
I know you have your MS walk coming up. Or maybe I missed it. I promise I'll make one of them in the near future. Keep in touch.
Original review: Sept. 13, 2016
I was in a dire mental state when I contacted the 800# for this diet as I had just found out doctors thought I had MS. I explained my situation to the awesome lady that answered the phone and at the end she said to me, “I think this is something the doctor needs to deal with.” Well, thinking I got the brush off and I would not hear from the doctor because I had called at 3:45pm on a Friday but boy was I incorrect! My phone rang at 4:30 and I picked up to a man, Dr. **, who will forever be a savior in my heart. He knew my situation and that it was very important that I lose a massive amount of weight. He played such a pivotal part in my daily success, because I had to take it one day at a time!
Dr. ** was my support network, as well as my family, but his emails and phone calls are what ultimately continued to my success in kidding 160 pounds. The ladies that work in the office are so knowledgeable and help me with anything I need, especially when I need to hear "You can do this!" Dr. **, the staff at InsideOut Wellness and the HCG 2.0 diet play such an important part in my life now that I can't imagine where I be without them!
I am always very slow to lose weight (apparently I have 5 of the 6 bad weight genes when I did my DNA, i.e. hard to lose and easy to gain) but have still lost 5 kg in 4 weeks which is great. My husband has lost 14 kg in 4 weeks (and he cheats a bit and I don't, but he only has three bad weight genes which make it easy to put on but he has no problem losing). But I have just started adding the coconut oil as was stalling, and feeling very drained and starving, and felt a lot better after eating the fat, and coincidentally lost weight that night -- hooray, about 350 g -- after stalling for a few days.
Will see how that goes this week as have to finish up next Monday. Hope to lose about 6 kg in 5 weeks. I did hCG1 5 years ago and kept weight off very successfully until terrible stress this year, but stalled much more back then as I really need protein, and felt much worse. The extra protein's on too and being able to mix veg and maintain exercise is much easier to do.
Great company, great products, great service. Dr Zach is an expert. Highly recommended. The hcg 2.0 diet is revolutionary and actually lives up to the hype. Anyone who commits to it will see life changing results. And unlike the original hcg diet, there is flexibility so no one fails.
I was very skeptical any quick weight loss plans. After seeing my wife try this with great success I decided to give it a try. I was amazed how fast I dropped the weight. The first 2 day I was a little hungry but after that not at all. I lost 25 lbs in 30 days and that was with some cheating. I have kept the weight off as well. This program has help me to eating better and healthier. I feel great have more energy sleep better. THANKS HCG 2.0.
Hi Danny and Donni. Thanks for the positive review. It's extra special hearing from people from my hometown. I feel like I'm back in WashMo with a shingle outside my door. Let me know when you're ready to start your second round and I'll send you a coupon code. Take care.Dr. Zach
Original review: Sept. 1, 2016
This diet works! I have a lot to lose but every time I do a round I lose 25+ and somehow manage to keep it off until I'm ready for the next round. Mostly I feel so good on the drops. Dr ** is so amazing and dedicated to his patients success. I have a question and he answers plus all the other support you get from the Facebook page and his blog. Definitely recommend.
Been very pleased with ordering HCG, book & accessories. Easy format & quick delivery. HCG really helps control my appetite. Only reason didn't give 5 stars is because it is pricey.
The InsideOut Wellness HCG2.0 is amazing and works. I hit rock bottom, disgusted with who I became and how it affected my life. What th some research I came across InsideOut Wellness and their HCG2.0 program. I ordered, followed the simple plan and lost 50 pounds. I had my health and body back. They customer service is incredible, the Dr. responds to every email. I work in the healthcare field and that is almost unheard of. Truly amazing!!!
30 days in and I've lost 30 pounds. Even though HCG 2.0 is lower in calorie, I still have the energy. It’s difficult in the beginning, but after the cravings and the low carb, the headaches go away then it’s pretty easy. I’ve actually done it for 4 different times. I just am a fatty and I always eat food afterwards. But I’ve lost weight now and it dropped just like normal. If anybody’s struggling with weight loss, they definitely should give InsideOut a try. I’m mad I didn’t find it earlier. I’ve tried everything and have done a ton of different sites and none of them really worked.
When I bought HCG Diet Drops InsideOut Wellness & Weight Loss, I learned that I have to be dedicated to stick to the diet plan. I've used this product and didn't cheat on my diet. You use these drops in conjunction with a strict low calorie diet. These drops actually make the hunger feeling go way. I've tried the diet without the drops and all I could feel is hungry and didn't shed as much weight as I do with the drops. My body adjusted after about 3 days of the low calorie diet and I didn't feel as hungry as I did at the beginning. Use the drops, stick to the diet plan and complete all of the phases and you will be much satisfied with your buying. Also, beware of imitators that aren't effective. Stick with the InsideOut Wellness & Weight Loss brand and use their website for instructions, free tools and more.
I couldn't be happier with the product of InsideOut Wellness & Weight Loss and with my results. After hearing about the Get Fit Fast Package from a colleague who has kept her weight off for two years, I was motivated to try it before my husband's upcoming promotion party. I didn't want to be fat in the family pictures. I completed the core phase with HCG Diet Drops by losing 26.5 lb. and was one week into the stabilization phase on party day. I got so many compliments on my appearance and I'm so happy with those family photos. Thank you! This product and weight loss plan has changed my life. I was never hungry, felt great and have changed my eating habits forever. The steady weight loss keeps you motivated and the variety of healthy foods allowed on the plan of complete 40-Day HCG 2.0 Diet Package provides for delicious, substantial meals.
InsideOut Wellness and Weight Loss seems to be a good program and support. I like that my order came very quickly and I didn’t have to wait a real long time to get started. It's easy to follow. I also liked that Dr. Zach had improved the original diet. The HCG 2.0 allowed me more protein. I can have more protein for breakfast, it’s more tailored to my body rather than only 500 calories. It made a lot more sense and I thought that it would help me be more successful than the original diet.
I just started it and it’s going okay so far. I’m definitely not as hungry, my skin is very clear because I eat clean, and I have dropped some pounds. It’s been a positive experience. I believe it's definitely better than the original protocol. There is a support group that is on Facebook and that’s been really helpful. For people who have difficulty losing pounds and inches, this diet is really a godsend and an answered prayer.
I have done the HCG original plan before and I liked it but there were a lot of things I didn't like about it. So having a different option that still made scientific sense and that looks like it was going to be feasible was appealing and worth a try for me. Using InsideOut Wellness and HCG 2.0 made me feel great. I ordered some of them again. It was very easy compared to the original protocol and I had nearly the same results so I've been super sold on that. The last time I did it I was losing hair and fairly miserable but this time I was happy. I felt like I had the freedom to eat a lot more things than I did before and I wasn't hungry.
Also, anytime I had a question, the reps were super quick to respond and my products got here faster than I had expected. However, it was difficult to find a recipe. There were lots of pictures of recipes or ideas of different recipes that you could do but not how to put that recipe together. If they're going to offer photos of recipes they should provide the recipe as well. But overall it was a wonderful experience.
I was doing some online research on some different diets and saw InsideOut Wellness and I looked at it, and I thought it was the best one. I also thought that the doctor's explanation was one of the better ones and it seemed to be legitimate. I've been on it a week, I've lost seven pounds, and I've felt good.
I was referred by a friend to InsideOut Wellness. I was on it for about two weeks and I like it. I felt great. The program is great and easy to follow. I liked the variety of the diet that I could eat as opposed to the original where you couldn't mix vegetables. However, I tried to stay on the program and fell off. But I've decided to get back on it. I've gotten the emails that share additional information, which I like, and I also like the Facebook group.
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InsightOut Wellness and Weight Loss is an online retailer specializing in products for individuals interested in the HCG diet. The company is owned by Dr. Zach LaBoube, author of “HCG 2.0—Don’t Starve, Eat Smart, and Lose: A Modern Adaptation of the Traditional HCG Diet.
- Free book sample: Interested consumers can visit the InsideOut website to receive the first chapter of Dr. LaBoube’s book. The book sample will be e-mailed to customers within a few minutes.
- Online support group: InsideOut uses its private Facebook group to offer an online support group to those following the HGC diet. All the testimonials on the company’s website are from individuals who have participated in the support group.
- BMR calculator: The company’s website has an instant BMR calculator that gives consumers their recommended calorie consumption and diet protocol.
- Blog: Dr. LaBoube’s blog feature informative posts to help individuals understand HGC, weight loss and healthy living. InsideOut also post these articles and more to their Facebook and Twitter pages.
- Product options: Consumers can choose to purchase only the HGC drops or packages with other products like Dr. LaBoube’s book, mobile apps, measurement charts, supplements and more. All orders over $150 ship for free.
- Best for Busy adults, college students, dieters with food sensitivities and anyone looking to lose weight quickly.
InsideOut Wellness and Weight Loss Company Profile
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