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can an elderly person survive on a mostly liquid diet

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Heard
39 years experience Family Medicine
Vary the liquids: Pan on several different liquids, tsates and consistencies.

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
52 years experience General Surgery
Forever: If you have to you can go for years if you take the right liquids. Why would you want to do this?
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Heard
39 years experience Family Medicine
Long time depending: Most people are sick of it in a few days.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
33 years experience Bariatrics
See below: Sure liquid diets work, but do you eat like this for rest of your life.I think not. We recommend that you learn to eat for you.That is the best answe ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Heard
39 years experience Family Medicine
Eating again: Most people can not keep it up indefinitely. There is a tendency to over eat when starting back on real food.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Mistake: I've written a nice summary of all the elements of a healthy diet. Cut and paste this link. www.mdprevent.blogspot.com.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Incomplete question: Please re-ask and clarify point of question. Thanks.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scot Kolsin
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Be Careful with this: You can lose a great deal of weight on a liquid diet, but it must be balanced so you do not lose important electrolytes. It must also contain the righ ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Don't.: As a general rule, liquid diets are too drastic and unhealthy to promote meaningful and lasting weight reduction. Don't fall for it.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Sadow
48 years experience Bariatrics
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