Update: The FDA is warning consumers that over the counter HCG products marketed as weight loss aids are unproven and illegal. Harmful effects from these products should be reported online to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/default.htm and to your health care professional.
The debate continues. After weighing the risks and benefits of the HCG diet, Dr. Oz delivers his verdict. Click here to read an article on HCG fact vs. fiction from Pieter Cohen, MD, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School.