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What are the dangers of the slim fast diet

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
You need to work with : A doctor. The type of medications you're on and the fact that you have a medical history of OCD means that it would be wise to consult your doctor, or... Read More
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Slim fast: The Slim Fast diet program is pretty good. They were one of the very first to recognize that calories intake to lose weight depends on height. The dr... Read More
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 38 years experience
?: Slim fast is really high carbs. I always seem to get hungry quickly doin it.

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
Sports Medicine 46 years experience
I think so: But if you want to lose weight is possible for you to take exercise and eating low carb diet.
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Doctor recommended?: Did a physician actually recommend slim fast for you? Starvation diets do not work. In fact they often lead to rebound weight gain more than was init... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Usually nausea: I see you have the component of OCD involved so you are likely to worry more than others. Foul smelling milk is usually spoiled, if it hasn't caused y... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rahimi
Hepatology 10 years experience
Don't use it: Garcinia cambogia is in most weight loss supplements, and can cause liver failure.It was also used in Hydroxycut which was taken off the market as peo... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Sometimes: Here is a great way to check how many calories you may be burning (roughly) depending on your weight and time spent breastfeeding: http://www.Weight-... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Guerra
Pharmacology 8 years experience
Yes you can: Yes taking Metformin and drinking Slim Fast is fine. I know there are a variety of Slim Fast drinks out there and their nutritional facts vary, but in... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 37 years experience
You can but: Be sure your doctor is aware and follows you closely while doing it.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Why are you drinking slim fast. If you are eating a mixed diet, you do not need such foods. For healthy diet: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/., exercise... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Temporary results: It's hard to know for sure but there likely are some folks who really do lose lots of weight,but those results aren't typical (they prob. show those w... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Slim Fast: Slim fast is fairly high in sugar (18g/serving) and low in protein (10g). Plus it has other additives in it that may or may not agree with your syste... Read More
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