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sibutramine (Meridia)

sibutramine (Meridia)

What is the dosage for sibutramine? Sibutramine is taken once daily, generally in the morning. Therapy usually is started with one 10mg tablet per day. The dose may be increased to 15mg by the physician after several weeks to achieve the desired effect. Doses of up to 60mg have been studied. Sibutramine may be taken […]

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How to Head Off Holiday Weight Gain

How to Head Off Holiday Weight Gain

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News WEDNESDAY, Nov. 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — From Halloween through New Year’s, holiday weight gain affects people the world over and, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, it can happen with any major holiday, not just the winter ones. […]

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Ban on Sale of Sugary Drinks Trimmed Employees’ Waistlines

Ban on Sale of Sugary Drinks Trimmed Employees’ Waistlines

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, Oct. 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — After the University of California, San Francisco, banned sales of sugary drinks, employees started downing less liquid sugar — and their waistlines showed it. In a before-and-after study, researchers found that the ban, begun in 2015, cut employees’ […]

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Are You an Emotional Eater?

Are You an Emotional Eater?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News MONDAY, Oct. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Is emotional eating your downfall? One way to find out is with the EADES or “Eating and Appraisal Due to Emotions and Stress” questionnaire developed by Amy Ozier of Northern Illinois University. First published in 2007, it has […]

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Too Much Salt Might Make You Gain Weight

Too Much Salt Might Make You Gain Weight

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News MONDAY, Oct. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Too much salt has long been linked to high blood pressure. In fact, one way to help control blood pressure is to reduce your salt intake. Research done at Vanderbilt University and published in The Journal of Clinical […]