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what is the difference between a clear diet a liquid diet

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Nothing: A clear liquid diet means you are restricted to clear non-caffeinated, non-alcoholic liquids.

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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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Water Weight: Four to ten pounds. Most of it will be water weight and not in any way real fat loss.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Ok......: you cannot stay on a clear liquid diet for enough time to have it lower weight. you CAN increase water/flavored water at the expense of less food (lik ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Chicken soup: If made right, chicken soup can be a delicious food on a clear liquid diet. You should be able to see right through the broth. Make it with parsely, d ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Define clear liquids: "clear liquids" are any food that is not solid at room ; body temperature that will allow sunlight to pass through: ice pops, jello, broth without par ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keshav Narain
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
No: Its not clear liquid.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Avoid complications: Regular diet after surgery can lead to vomiting. Vomiting is dangerous and can lead to aspiration pneumonia. The anesthetic agents impact the intestin ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Quite a lot: I was going to say, if you liquify a regular diet there obviously won't be problems. You said a clear liquid diet. I assume you do not mean TUBE FEEDI ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Plenty of liquids: Colonoscopy is a unique event and remember that the preparation is very important. Follow the directions on your particular bowel preparation and reme ... Read More
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