Liquid Diet TipsSo what can you expect? An honest, objective opinion and the truth about liquid diets. A lot of easy to use liquid diet recipes but also the side effects of liquid diets, first week tips and much more…
What is a Liquid Diet?
A liquid diet is a diet where no solid foods are allowed. There are two kind of liquid diets: a clear liquid diet and a full liquid diet. Liquid diets can help people that have to undergo an operation or with other health conditions. Obese people can also benefit from a liquid diet when they have to undergo a bariatric surgery. A lot of people that aren’t obese use liquid diets to lose weight. Read the full article: What is a Liquid Diet.
Do they Work?
Unfortunately, it isn’t a yes or no answer. It depends per person and the effort, time and energy you are willing to invest in it. It’s my opinion that they can work if you keep listen to your body and your diet has strong nutritional components in it that take care of all the vitamins and minerals your body needs. Potassium is a must have nutrient in your diet if you ask me. It is also important to very carefully watch your body right after the diet. Read the full article: Do Liquid Diets Work?
What do Online Authorities say about Liquid Diets?WebMD:
“When you drastically reduce the amount of calories you consume, your metabolism slows to conserve energy. Unless you change your eating habits, you’ll gain back the weight as soon as you return to your old diet.”
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“Liquid diets are not a medically supported or safe way to lose weight.” Read the full article here.
“For obese patients, liquid diets can definitely cause a large amount of weight loss as well as an improvement in health. However, if there is no medical supervision, liquid diet programs can get misused and lead to health risks”. Read the full article here.
How Safe are Liquid Diets?
If the liquid diet is medically supervised and on a short-term basis they can be safe. There are a few exceptions on the rule: for diabetics and pregnant or breastfeeding women it isn’t safe. To be absolutely sure that the liquid diet you’re going to follow is safe advice a dietitian or your doctor about the nutrients in the diet. If you carry on without medical supervision (what isn’t recommended) you must be aware of the side effects (read about: side effects) you can have because of a lack of essential nutrients. Read the full article: How Safe are Liquid Diets