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Fairfield, CA
A 31-year-old male asked:

Is a liquid diet a good diet plan ?

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 46 years experience
Not exclusively: Liquid diet preparations need to contain a balance of the nutrients you need throughout the day. If they do, they are a convenient way to take in a calorie-controlled meal. But its best to also have the fiber/other benefits of food. Replacing one or at most two meals with a balanced liquid diet can be ok. Danger of all liquid diets: calories too low, lose too fast, metabolism falls, REGAIN!

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How to know if I have a good diet plan?

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Dr. Robert Stewart
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For a healthy diet,: Check out www.Drmcdougall.Com or www.Nutritionfacts.Org. Both doctors cite lots of research evidence for a low-fat, plant-based diet for good health, including weight loss.
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Is the element liquid diet good?

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Dr. Chuck Shaffer
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A 29-year-old female asked:

What's a good diet plan to follow?

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Dr. Martin Raff
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Diets: Depends on purpose of the diet. If to help lower blood sugars it will differ from those to provide increased levels of vitamins or to lower cholesterol and other fats or to correct iron deficiency, etc. If you are trying to lose weight eat 3 meals a day leaving table satisfied but not stuffed, eliminate all empty calories, snacks and sugary soft drinks, minimize alcohol and exercise regularly.
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A 31-year-old male asked:

Is not eating a good diet plan ?

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Dr. Nayyara Dawood
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Bad dieting: Not eating is not a normal recommended method for weight loss / weight control.weight control is best done with a good understanding of what is a healthy diet for age and activity level and trying to get to achieve and maintain that diet. Healthy exercise to reduce the extra weight is simultaneously needed.Weight control/ weight loss follows
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A 17-year-old female asked:

What's a good diet plan for type 2 diabetics?

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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Low carbohydrate: Low calorie, low carbohydrate, high fiber and high protein.
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