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A 18-year-old male asked:

If all the nutritional content ranging from protein, vitamins to fat is in medicine or capsules .... do we need food to fill the stomach?

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Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Various supplements or vitamins or only supplements. In order to live a person needs to have food in their stomach. The only exception would be if someone is on hyperalimentation where they’re fed intravenously through their veins Or through a tube in their stomach
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