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Health and wellness experts give you valuable, science-backed information on weight loss and becoming a healthier version of you.

The Link Between Sleep and Weight Loss

There’s a troubling connection between sleep, or lack thereof, and weight gain. Catch up on your Z’s and rest better tonight with these tips from Dr. Ellen Albertson.

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Be Nicer to Yourself: Using Self-Compassion for Weight Loss Success

Cultivating self-compassion on your weight loss journey is clinically proven to aid you in your weight loss efforts! Dr. Ellen Albertson shares some of the new evidence supporting a self-compassion practice.

A Different Approach to Weight Loss: Mindful Eating

If you struggle with eating or snacking on autopilot, mindful eating is a new approach you may want to consider. Learn the basics from Dr. Ellen Albertson.

9 Ways to Slow Down During Meals

Slowing down during meals is key to tuning into your hunger and fullness signals. In this article, dietitian Melissa Nieves tells us why getting more mindful during meals can help you appreciate the food you eat and slow down.

Plenity® is indicated to aid weight management in adults with excess weight or obesity, a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 25–40 kg/m², when used in conjunction with diet and exercise.


Important Safety Information

  • Patients who are pregnant or are allergic to cellulose, citric acid, sodium stearyl fumarate, gelatin, or titanium dioxide should not take Plenity.
  • To avoid impact on the absorption of medications:
    • For all medications that should be taken with food, take them after starting a meal.
    • For all medications that should be taken without food (on an empty stomach), continue taking on an empty stomach or as recommended by your physician.
  • The overall incidence of side effects with Plenity was no different than placebo. The most common side effects were diarrhea, distended abdomen, infrequent bowel movements, and flatulence.
  • Contact a doctor right away if problems occur. If you have a severe allergic reaction, severe stomach pain, or severe diarrhea, stop using Plenity until you can speak to your doctor.

Rx Only. For the safe and proper use of Plenity or more information, talk to a healthcare professional, read the Patient Instructions for Use.