What is Glucomannan?
Glucomannan is a sugar made from the root of the konjac plant. This supplement is a water soluble dietary fiber that has become popular as a weight loss supplement.
Glucomannan can affect LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, and body weight .
By expanding in the stomach and not allowing foods to leave the stomach so quickly, glucomannan can increase satiety which in turn can aid in weight loss .
Glucomannan can help to maintain healthy glycemic levels by slowing gastric emptying time. This fiber also helps to prevent insulin spikes .
Diets high in fiber can regulate the digestive system and help to relieve gastrointestinal issues.
An effective dosage of glucomannan is 3 capsules(2.1 grams)taken 1-2 times per day 30-45 minutes before a meal.
Konjac Root Side Effects:
There are no recorded side effects when used as directed.