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The Science Behind Cheat Meals

“Cheat meals” and “cheat days” might feel like a well-earned reward, but they may be doing more harm than good when you’re trying to make sustainable lifestyle changes. In this article, dietitian Nicole German Morgan dives into the scientific evidence.

Stop Sugar Cravings Fast

We all need a little something sweet once in a while, and there’s nothing wrong with treating yourself to dessert now and then. But is something triggering your sugar cravings? Find out how to manage your sweet tooth with dietitian Melissa Nieves.

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.

Menopause and Weight Gain: What You Need to Know

Menopausal weight gain is a frequent discussion topic at annual exams. You might be doing all the right things without seeing the results you want, so what gives? Discover how hormonal changes affect your weight with Dr. Angela Jones, MD.

Healthy Food Spotlight: Quinoa

Quinoa is an ancient grain that’s been growing in popularity the last few years, but have you tried it? Dietitian Anessa details why you should add this pantry essential to your grocery list.

Healthy Food Spotlight: Beets

You may have grown up disliking beets—their earthy flavor is easier to appreciate when they're prepared properly. Discover the health benefits of beets with Anessa, registered dietitian and nutrition expert.

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  • Patients who are pregnant or are allergic to cellulose, citric acid, sodium stearyl fumarate, gelatin, or titanium dioxide should not take Plenity.
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    • 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.
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