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Wednesday, July 30, 2008

RITALIN

Ritalin (methylphenidate) increases resting metabolism by 7% for three hours

Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride), a stimulant which blocks dopamine reuptake used for attention deficit disorder, increases resting metabolism by 7 percent more than placebo for three hours, and increases metabolism 5 percent following a meal according to a study by researchers at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada.

Studies have found that injecting dopamine increases resting metabolism 6-15 percent depending on the amount injected.

The study involved 7 men and 7 women 19- to 37-years-old. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jul 30, 2008 12:02 pm | [0] comments

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

RITALIN

Ritalin reduces calorie intake by 11%, fat intake by 17%

Ritalin (methylphenidate), a drug that is used to treat Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), reduces calorie intake by 11 percent and fat intake by 17 percent according to a short-term study from researchers from Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Aug 07, 2007 7:41 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, February 24, 2004

Ritalin reduces calorie intake by one-third in obese men

Ritalin (methylphenidate) reduces calorie intake of obese men by one-third according to a study published in Obesity Research. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Feb 24, 2004 10:47 am | [0] comments
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