Homeopathy is favored by some – not by all – as is the case with all kinds of alternative medications and prescriptions in the market.
The makers of Yavonae Drops propose a weight loss formula based on the oral administration of the human chorionic gonadotropin, known as hCG. This may attract those who have been using hCG injections for the same purpose. Administration by mouth sounds far more convenient.
How Do The Yavonae hCG Drops Work?
The Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin mixed with adrenal, thyroid and fat metabolizers urges the body to burn fat and decreases appetite by affecting the brain.
These drops are administered three times daily. They must be kept under the tongue for 15 seconds for proper absorption before swallowing.
And along with the drops, you are required to follow a very low calorie diet, the instructions of which are included in the package. This diet will give you a healthy protein intake but will severely restrict your carbohydrate intake – a common strategy followed by diets designed to burn those fat stores!
What Others Are Saying – Do The Yavonae hCG Drops Work?
Reviews are positive. A. Puoro from Arizona, a reviewer previously familiar with hCG, finds this administration by mouth far more effective than the injections she tried in the past. She feels less hungry and lost 16 pounds in almost half a month.
The diet includes sea-food and chicken consumption. It is advised that you keep a water bottle and a snack when you’re out and about, in case you do feel hungry.
Oral HCG Diet Diary and Testimonial
Debra lost more than 40 pounds in about 40 days and describes her experience with the hCG drops diet below.
How Much Weight Will I Lose?
The Yavonae hCG Quick Weight Loss Diet appears to be effective for some. However, it is controversial what causes weight loss. Is it the hormone or just the low calorie component of the diet that makes you lose weight? Is it both?
M. Smith, a reviewer on Amazon, who followed the diet to the letter for 7 days, is surprised with the results:
“I started the very low calorie diet, along with the drops (after 2 load days) on 2-1-10. As of this morning 2-7-10, I have lost 14.5 pounds!
J. Touchet, A former master fitness trainer in the army, claims to have gone down from 242 lbs and a 42 inch waistline to 204 lbs and a 36 inch waist, losing about a pound a day, since having started using these drops and diet.
Nina, from Michigan, had been taking the drops and doing the diet for 6 days at the time of reviewing the product on Amazon, and she had lost 9 lbs within that timeframe.
The Atkin’s Diet failed Shelly, from Denver, who turned to the HCG drops; she lost 9.5 pounds in 9 days.
Pros and Cons
- The drops can be easily administered compared to hCG injections.
- In all reviews I read, customers are thrilled with super-fast shipping.
- The diet plan that comes with the bottle focuses on ridding you of body fat and not just water weight.
- A couple of reviewers experienced slight headache from using the drops.
- The recommended diet plan builds on an extremely low caloric diet to go along with the drops. Eating 500 calories a day is very, very unhealthy for both men and women.
- Common sense says that when you eat so little you will lose weight. As a Youtube user says:
"We can all lose weight if we only ate 500 – 800 calories a day… for free."
- In fact, clinical studies show that the hCG diet is not more effective than its calorie restriction component alone – the 500 calories a day. Dr Hamilton explains in his recent 2004 peer reviewed paper:
“A 6-week study comparing injections of HCG to injections of saline showed no difference in weight loss between the treated and control groups, both of which had been placed on the same 500 kcal-diet”
- The alcohol content will be unacceptable to ‘religious conservatives’.
Problems And Complaints
There are claims that hCG only works and impacts the body through injection. Oral prescriptions of the drug have no medical potency whatsoever. Again, this argument points to the fact that it is not the drops that are giving people results; rather, the 500 calorie diet!
Is Yavonae hCG Drops A Scam?
Some users call it a scam. M. Redmond from Dallas even goes on to add that the very fact that the sellers call this hCG “non-pharmaceutical” is because the drops just do not contain hCG. It is mere quackery, if you were to ask him – and he is not alone. His recommendation: follow the same plan without the drops – you will still lose weight!
Some people argue that since hCG is not classified as a homeopathic remedy it is impossible that it is included in the drops. The low calorie diet, focusing on lean proteins and restricting carbohydrates, is what is giving people results.
Kenneth and wife sum it all up pretty effectively, and give more weight to these claims. They took the drops but maintained a diet above a 1000 calories a day – much less 500 – and didn’t lose a pound or an inch!