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Phentermine

What Is Phentermine?  Phentermine, often sold under the brand names Adipex-P, Oby-Cap, T-Diet, Lomaira, or Zantryl, is a stimulant which acts on the central nervous system (similar to an amphetamine) to suppress appetite. First developed in 1959, Phentermine has been prescribed to patients who generally have a medical need to keep their weight down (particularly…

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BELVIQ/BELVIQ XR

What Is BELVIQ? BELVIQ is a powerful alternative to weight loss for patients who can’t seem to lose stubborn sources of fat through traditional diet and exercise. BELVIQ XR controls appetite by activating brain receptors for serotonin, a neurochemical that produces feelings of satisfaction. In conjunction with healthy eating habits and moderate exercise, BELVIQ effectively…

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A Look into the Most Popular Diets of 2018

If you are looking into weight loss, chances are you’ve read about your fair share of diets. Each one claims to be the key to easy weight loss, but few are as simple as they sound. Our guide explores a few of 2018’s most popular diets and breaks down what you need to know to…

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6 Ways Naltrexone-Based Medication Helps You Lose Weight

The Power of Weight-Loss Supplements In a world of fast food, post-work desserts, and celebratory feasts, dieting can be hard. We’ve taught ourselves that food is a reward, something to be celebrated, and it’s all too easy to access. But grabbing fast food and indulging in sweets, while temporarily satisfying, doesn’t help us in our…

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How to Improve Weight Loss with Continuity of Care

All too often, people try to figure out how to handle or maintain their weight loss on their own. They don’t necessarily try talking to their general practitioner, or when they do, it’s sporadically. They might see separate people at different points in their journey in order to address different issues: a nutritionist here, a…

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How to Practice Mindfulness to Improve Weight Loss & Anxiety

Weight loss fads come and go, but not everything that’s popular enough to go mainstream is just a fad. Case in point: mindfulness. While this is often associated with meditation or new age ideology, a number of research studies have determined that mindfulness has a real impact on overall wellbeing, and that improvement in mindfulness…

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New Study: Can Science Help You Stop Sugar Cravings?

It happens to just about everyone at some point or another during their dieting journey. You stick to your weight loss plan, calorie limitations, exercise schedule, and ingredient restrictions. You’re starting to feel good – or maybe you feel down – and that’s when it strikes: a craving for sweets. Maybe it’s the deluxe gourmet…

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8 Summer Weight Loss Tips to Help Defeat That Mid-Year Slump

New Year’s is the time for resolutions, and as January’s frigid days give way to the warmth of spring, it’s easy to stay inspired by the sense of growth and renewal. Even the longer days can help us feel like we can do more. Unfortunately, by the time summer rolls around, losing weight can feel…

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How Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) Actually Benefit Your Health

When it comes to the topic of fat and its role in their diet, people can sometimes make assumptions that will undermine their end goals and weight loss. Fat does play a key role in medical diets. However, it’s not just any fat that should be factored in. MCTs, or Medium-Chain Triglycerides, have benefits for…

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3 Dangerous Weight Loss Methods to Avoid

Losing weight can be a difficult road, and some people will go to extreme lengths to shed pounds. At times, the desire for a slimmer body outweighs common sense, prompting people to try unconventional and even dangerous weight loss methods to reduce their bulge. These misguided efforts can backfire and cause serious health problems, wreaking…

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