hCG is human choriogonadotropin which is the hormone produced in pregnancy. Using hCG for weight loss, directs the body to release the stored fat while also curbing hunger. The hCG diet is safe and effective for both men and women of all ages. hCG is self-administered daily once prescribed by our physician. The hCG along with MWW’s very low calorie diet, typically results in a weight loss of 25 pounds in 1 month. The hCG diet can be used for up to 3 months and then it is advisable to start MWW’s maintenance plan.