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A 44-year-old female asked:

im obese im on liquid diet. 4 milkshakes a day. im on week 4. first week good loss which is to be expected. week2 3lb but week 3&4 nothing.why? how?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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see details: You are really serious? You drink four milkshakes a day with each one having several hundred calories and you expect to lose weight? You are consuming a high carbohydrate, high calorie diet.
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Be careful: It's possible to intake far more calories in liquid form than solid form, especially with shakes/meal replacement drinks. You should to try keep track of all your dietary intake so you can do a formal caloric assessment. Why the choice of a liquid diet?

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