What is Plenity and How Does it Work?

Plenity: Plenity™ is an FDA-approved weight management drug. Plenity is made from naturally derived building blocks – cellulose and citric acid. It is taken 20 minutes before lunch and dinner with water to create a feeling of fullness, so you eat less and lose weight that way.  The active ingredient in Plenity is a cellulose gum, an indigestible dietary fiber. Cellulose gum has been safely used as a food additive worldwide for more than 100 years. It is found in many foods that are part of a healthy diet. Citric acid occurs naturally in citrus fruits such as oranges and lemons. Citric acid has been safely used as a food additive worldwide for years. In each plenity capsule, the two ingredients form a three-dimensional hydrogel matrix. Once the capsules reach the stomach, they break apart and release the matrix into the water.  Each hydrogel cell can hold up to 100 times its weight and grows to fill the space in the stomach and intestines. You feel full and have less room for food, so you are likely to eat less.  The hydrogel matrix in the Plenity capsule leaves the stomach and dissolves in the intestines. The cells release the absorbed

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