'Hey doc, how can I lose weight fast?'

Posted February 4, 2014

What is the most frantic, burning question I am asked by patients everyday in my medical practice? "Hey doc....how can I lose weigh...fast?" Given the fact that 7 out of every 10 people in this country are overweight or obese, it is a problem desperately seeking answers.

What about liquid diets? Are they sustainable? Those very low calorie diets can deliver rapid weight loss, but what are the risks? Is this the right solution for your weight loss goals? Where do you go for answers?

For this story, I consulted a medical weight loss expert and a nutritionist who have dedicated their lives to helping you safely lose a significant amount of weight. We interviewed some amazing patients to get the inside scoop to help put your weight loss on a fast track. There are some dangers to this approach, so we separate fad from reason and fact from fiction.

Are liquid diets part of your weigh-loss solution? I'll see you on TV Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. with an in-depth look at low calorie diets, plus specifics on what you can do to finally shed those excess pounds and improve your overall health.


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