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A 20-year-old female asked:

Hi doc.i have a question.can the slim fast shake make u fat because it have a lot of calories(200) in it

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Dr. Adam Jones
Emergency Medicine 14 years experience
Yes: If you take in more than the recommended amount of calories for your ideal weight, then you can certainly gain fat. Using slim fast as a meal replacement is probably OK, but drinking them in addition to eating normal meals can put you at risk for weight gain.
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