Close Dr. Is In: The HCG Diet Does Not Work Jonathan Munson , KIII 7:11 AM. CDT October 08, 2012 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST The HCG Diet limits calories to only 500 per day, and includes shots.Dr. Gregg Silverman explained to John Thomas why this fad diet does not work. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment More Stories 23rd Annual United Way Golf Classic Oct 21, 2016, 9:26 a.m. 56th Annual Jazz Fest Oct 21, 2016, 9:21 a.m. Adopt Donny on Paws for Pets Oct 21, 2016, 9:00 a.m.