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hcg diet. How much extra calories do I need ?

hi I am in last weeks of hcg diet on 500 calories. I teach an exercise class and yesterday, after coming home I showered and layed back down. I woke up, got out of bed, maybe too fast. I passes out.. very scary. I didnt eat before class. I ate extra calories but today I still feel some what dioriented. My body will shake uncontrollably. How much extra calories do I need? I have to teach again tomorrow and I am very nervous about this. PLease advise.
Asked On : Thu, 4 Aug 2011
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You have had a hypoglycaemic attack due to extremely low calories.
You can ward off the shaky feeling by eating something sweet and drink plenty of water or fruit juices to replenish your system with essential nutrients. You can leave this diet for 2-3 days and re-resume later.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal

Answered: Thu, 4 Aug 2011
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