Glucomannan suppresses the Appetite by swelling to 50-200 times their size in the human stomach. It causes significant weight loss in persons afflicted with Obesity, normalizes Blood Sugar, lowers Cholesterol and LDL Cholesterol levels, lowers Blood Sugar in Diabetes Type 1 and normalizes Blood Sugar in Diabetes Type 2.
Glucomannan is a type of water-soluble Gum Mannan Polysaccharides composed of Glucose and Mannose.
Health Benefits of Glucomannan
Glucomannan may suppress the Appetite by swelling to 50 200 times its size in the human Stomach.
Glucomannan may alleviate Colitis.
Glucomannan (3,000 4,000 mg per day) may alleviate Constipation.
Glucomannan may alleviate Diverticulitis.
Glucomannan may help to normalize Blood Sugar (Glucose) levels.
Glucomannan (1,000 mg taken approximately one hour prior to each meal = 3,000 mg per day) may lower total serum Cholesterol levels:
Glucomannan (1,000 mg taken approximately one hour prior to each meal = 3,000 mg per day) may lower LDL Cholesterol levels.
Glucomannan may help to lower Blood Sugar levels in Diabetes Mellitus patients:
Glucomannan may help to normalize Blood Sugar levels in Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 patients.
Glucomannan may reduce Insulin Resistance.
Glucomannan (3,000 mg per day) may cause significant weight loss in persons afflicted with Obesity.
Glucomannan may Enhance the Function of these Substances
Glucomannan may facilitate the proliferation of Bifidobacteria (presumably by functioning as a nutrient for Bifidobacteria).
Herbal Sources of Glucomannan
Glucomannan is a constituent of Konjac (root).
Glucomannan may Interfere with these Substances
Glucomannan may interfere with the body’s absorption of Vitamin E (due to its ability to enhance the activity of Bile which accelerates the removal of Lipids (such as Vitamin E) from the body).
Glucomannan is not absorbed by the human body this is its main therapeutic benefit.
Glucomannan should always be consumed with Water.
The dosage of Glucomannan that has been demonstrated to lower total Cholesterol and LDL Cholesterol levels in human studies is 1,000 mg taken approximately one hour prior to each meal (= 3,000 mg per day).
The therapeutic dosage of Glucomannan for the treatment of Constipation is 3,000 4,000 mg per day.