JWoww (Jenni Farley) who stars in the MTV show Jersey Shore is one of the recent celebrities who has used HCG diet program for weight loss. Let’s see what she did to get back to shape just four months after having a baby.
HCG for weight loss has been around for more than 60 years. A large number of celebrities have tried this program and lost weight, though not all of them like to talk about it.
When did JWOWW start her diet program?
JWOW had her first baby and wanted to shed her extra flabs in the body. So she started on her diet regime and almost certainly under medical supervision and with a help of a diet coach.
What was the diet regime that Jwoww chose for her weight loss program?
The weight loss program followed by JWoww had the following components in them
- Starting the day with an energy drink in the morning
- Adding cinnamon/ coconut oil to the coffee to speed up the metabolic activities
- Adding Omega 3 fatty acids in the diet which account for the high energy levels. Omega 3 fatty acids also makes a person feel good
- She also took two weight loss pills twice a day, after lunch and after dinner
What were the different food types that she chose for this program?
The mornings always started with the energy drink / shake which was full of nutrition and was also tasty. She had to stay fit and energetic to be able to care for her baby and continue with her work. According to her diet coach, the advantage of these nutritious liquid drinks is that these energy drinks have a lot of nutrition. They are easy to make, easily digested and at the same time provides a lot of energy.
Jwoww had three favourite shakes which were a combination of green vegetables, fruits which were rich in antioxidants, fiber and protein.
A few examples of her energy drinks were,
- A cup of almond milk (no sugar) mixed with 1/2 cup kale leaves, 1/4 cup frozen pineapple, 2 tbsp. Chia seeds and 1 scoop vanilla protein powder.
- A cup of cashew milk (without sugar) mixed with 1/4 cup organic spinach leaves, 1 tbsp. Flax seeds, 1/4 cup frozen blueberries, 1 tbsp. goji berries, 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder.
- A cup of cashew milk (without sugar) 1 tbsp. Almond butter, 1/2 frozen banana, 1 scoop chocolate protein powder.
Some examples of The Omega 3 food preferred by JWoww were wild caught salmon, wild caught cod, whole eggs with enhanced omega 3, chia seeds, flax seeds etc.
How would a typical day’s diet of JWOWW look like?
The breakfast always started with one of the above mentioned energy shakes followed by a cup of organic coffee which was mixed with 1 tbsp. of coconut oil and 1 tsp. of organic cinnamon. This as mentioned earlier, helped speed up the metabolic activities of the body.
The lunch was always a combination of carbohydrates and protein. The carbohydrates were slow digesting mixed with high quality proteins.
JWOWW’s carbohydrate choices include brown rice, lentils, kidney beans, quinoa and sweet potatoes.
The proteins were wild caught salmon, wild caught cod, albacore tuna, grilled chicken, Sushi Sashimi.
This was followed by 2 all natural weight loss pills.
JWoww’s afternoon snack was a protein packed salad which would keep her full till dinner time.
The choices for her afternoon snack were often a mix of 2 cups organic spring mix, 6 ounces wild caught salmon, diced onions, diced tomatoes, sliced jicama, sliced cucumbers, almond slivers, and an olive oil based dressing.
JWoww’s dinner too was a mix of vegetables and proteins. She had a range of steamed vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus, green beans, red bell peppers etc. She would use one of these steamed vegetables and mix it with a protein. Her range of proteins included wild caught salmon, swordfish, sashimi tuna, sirloin steak, turkey tenderloins etc.
Mixing different vegetable and proteins together ensured that there was variety in the food and she did not become bored of eating the same food every day.
Was the diet followed by Jwoww strictly according to the HCG diet regime?
The diet regime of Jwoww was in consultation with her diet coach. The diet more or less conformed to the HCG diet schedule. She has tried a few alternative diet schedules. The slight changes in the diet may have suggested after taking into consideration that she started the diet a few months after having her baby.
Did JWOWW follow any exercise regime during her weight loss program?
Since HCG diet program recommends a very low 500 calorie diet, exercise is not recommended during the HCG diet program. However Jwoww has always been on an exercise schedule and she continued with her exercise regime even during the diet program.
JWOWW has always been exercising to keep herself fit. She is a regular to the gym. She did a lot of leg workouts with her trainer and got tremendous results. According to her, 30 minute sessions, three times a week would help a person lose a lot of their post pregnancy weight.
Some of her favourite leg exercises are grouped into three which include Barbell Squat, Walking DB lunges, Leg extension, Barbell Deadlift, Bulgarian Split squat, Hamstring curl machine, DB squat jumps, stiff leg deadlift, hamstring ball curl etc. She would do one of the three groups of exercises every day.
What is the role of the HCG pills in this weight loss program? Is it not possible to lose weight only with a low calorie diet?
HCG pills while they are used in the diet regime help in two ways. It helps to keep the hunger pangs at bay. Since the number of calories in the everyday diet is low, you could feel hungry very soon. There is then a craving for food. HCG also helps to convert the stored fat in the body to energy during the diet program thus reducing the fat content in the body. During a normal diet without HCG, the muscle and structural fat are often the first to be depleted which is harmful for the body.
Where are these HCG pills available?
Nu Image Medical has a team of dedicated professionals to provide online consultation and assistance during the HCG diet program.
Nu Image Medical provides one of the best HCG products and medical assistance in the industry. Apart from weight loss prescription medication and supplements are also available, Nu Image Medical online consultation and prescription. This convenience allows the patients to avoid physical visits to see the doctor.