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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Drink Slim Fast With Thyroid Trouble

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Can you drink slim fast with kidney diease?

Can you drink slim fast with kidney diease?

Yes, but..: Slim fast has horrible ingredients, and I would not feed it to my dog if I had one..From their website, they list Hydrogenated soybean oil, High Fructose Corn syrup, etc. Soybean oil will make you fat, and so will high fructose corn syrup. I have lots more to say, but 400 words is not enough. Suffice to say, stay away from Slim Fast! Eat whole foods instead. ...Read more

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What can drinking foul smelling milk do to you? I drink slim fast everyday in the same bottle I don't always fully wash not sure its that or the milk

What can drinking foul smelling milk do to you? I drink slim fast everyday in the same bottle I don't always fully wash not sure its that or the milk

Usually nausea: I see you have the component of OCD involved so you are likely to worry more than others. Foul smelling milk is usually spoiled, if it hasn't caused you stomach upset, that's fortunate. It would unlikely result in any serious harm. Smell the milk separately to figure out the source. When in doubt, you can replace the bottle you mix it in. Otherwise wash with good soap/water and smell the bottle. ...Read more

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Can u take metformin and drink slim fast?

Can u take metformin and drink slim fast?

Yes you can: Yes taking Metformin and drinking Slim Fast is fine. I know there are a variety of Slim Fast drinks out there and their nutritional facts vary, but in general they tend to be low in carbohydrates and sugar. Metformin tends to cause GI / stomach issues though so taking it with food might be better to avoid those unwanted side effects. ...Read more

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Hi doc, i would like to know when is the best time to drink slim fast shake?

Hi doc, i would like to know when is the best time to drink slim fast shake?

Meal replacements: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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I have a colonoscopy Thursday. I can't eat all day tomorrow. Can I drink slim fast for some calories?

I have a colonoscopy Thursday. I can't eat all day tomorrow. Can I drink slim fast for some calories?

Yes: The purpose of limiting diet prior to colonoscopy is to have a relatively clean bowel when the scope is passed for visualization of the bowel lining. Solid foods should be eliminated but liquids should be used to prevent dehydration. On the preceding day oral GOLYTLY is taken and in many instances a Fleets enema is also used. No problem in using Slim Fast ...Read more

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I'm 305 pounds I'm really struggling to lose weight I've tried slim fast herbalife and various other with no sign of weight loss, thyroid Is fine help?

I'm 305 pounds I'm really struggling to lose weight I've tried slim fast herbalife and various other with no sign of weight loss, thyroid Is fine help?

Bariatric specialist: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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Isis the slim fast diet safe while breastfeeding?

Isis the slim fast diet safe while breastfeeding?

Diet not safe: Its not a good idea to diet while breastfeeding. The baby on its own will be taking in anywhere from an additional 500-1000 calories a day. If your intake is suboptimal, it could affect your infant nutrition, growth and developent. The first year of infant life is too important for brain development to have you diet while breast feeding. ...Read more