This guide is a great tool for the practitioner assisted participant i.e. people who are doing the protocol under the supervision or help of a physician, homeopathic or other practitioner with expertise in supporting the HCG protocol. This guide should fill in all the areas that are not fully supported by the practitioner. The guide includes tips, menus, charts, allowable product, sample menus, and everything else you need to successfully lose the AVERAGE 20 – 30 pounds in about a month. The book also includes extensive information on the maintenance phase. This should save both the practitioner and the participant significant time and give a high comfort level to everyone also.