The goal of losing a significant amount of weight has resulted to the invention of so many diet programs that people have tried through the years. One of these diet techniques is the liquid diet. A liquid diet is a diet where in all you take into your body is liquid. You are supposed to do this for several days and after the short period of time that you devote to this diet, you inevitably lose a significant amount of weight. The liquid involved in the liquid diet is a specific type of liquid recommended by its inventor. It is not something unhealthy like alcohol or soda. This liquid should comprise of at least 80 percent of the total calories for the day.