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is it unhealthy & how? if i stopped eating & instead start living off of nutrition from iv or something so that i no longer have to use my intestines?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Suit yourself: First, visit a hospital and see the patients on hyperalimentation / total parenteral nutrition, which is what you are proposing to do. Ask how good it feels, how much it costs, whether they miss sinking their teeth into a burger, and what it's like to get an infection. I do appreciate your asking though.

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