With a whole bunch of questionable track diet, supplements, teas and tonics constantly brake to people hoping to lose weight, you'd be forgiven for reading news about new tablets, which can help people shed pounds with a healthy dose of skepticism,
However, a new diet pill that has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) a couple of weeks ago, is now presented at the European Congress on obesity as a legitimate way to help people lose weight and keep it off.
The pill, which was first launched in 2010, called Attiva but now rebranded as «Plenity», works by a swelling in the stomach and partially filling it, doing that takes a pill to feel full before they have finished all the food,
Tablets are to be taken with water 20 minutes before eating. Produced in USA, it comprises a hydrogel, made of cellulose found in fruits, vegetables and citric acid.
After initially tested at a little over 400 people, it was found that the tablets to have a success rate of nearly 60 percent, resulting in a loss of members of judicial process up to 10 percent of their body weight.
"What happens is these tiny particles are released in the stomach, and they turn into a gel. This gel is about 250 ml of your stomach – about a quarter of it & # 39; volume, "explained Dr. Harry Leider, chief physician Gelesis.
"This gel – it's like chewing vegetables – mixed with food. It makes you feel fuller when you eat so that you do not eat as much. This is the main mechanism ".
"It is recommended that it helps in weight management in conjunction with diet and exercise. We recommend patients to contribute to diet sensibly and focus on exercise, because we know what is going to help people be successful. Nothing to & # 39 is a panacea. This is a new tool in our arsenal. "
There is no news at this stage, when and where Plenity can be accessed easily.
Talk to your GP or health care provider before taking any medication for a diet or weight loss goals.