Vitacost Glucomannan - Konjac Root Description
Multi-purpose, plant-based dietary fiber.
What is Glucomannan?
Glucomannan is a soluble and fermentable dietary fiber from the konjac root plant. Its chemical structure is similar to that of galactomannan (from guar gum) and comprises a polysaccharide chain of glucose and mannose.
Glucomannan can absorb up to 200 times its weight in water and forms a thick, gel-like mass that has been shown to be approximately five times greater than that of guar gum.
What are the key benefits of Vitacost® Glucomannan - Konjac Root?
As a water-soluble fiber, glucomannan is appropriate for the relief of occasional constipation.*
The unique, bulk-forming property of glucomannan makes it a top-performing fiber specifically suited for providing a feeling of satiety (fullness) and promoting healthy weight loss.*
Glucomannan may be used as part of your diet to help maintain a healthy blood sugar level.*
Promotes healthy blood lipid metabolism and helps maintain cholesterol levels that are already within the normal range.*
Vitacost® Glucomannan - Konjac Root is a targeted wellness solution - just for you.
Has no unpleasant smell or taste.
Has high absorption properties, meaning it can be taken in much smaller quantities than other fibers like pectin or guar gum.
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As a dietary supplement, take 3 capsules daily with an 8 oz glass of water 30-45 minutes before a meal or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Keep dry and at room temperature (59°-86°F [15°-30°C]).
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Glucomannan (derived from Amorphophallus konjac [root])||2000 mg||*|
Pregnant or lactating women, those with diabetes, hypoglycemics, and people with known medical conditions and/or taking drugs should consult with a licensed physician and/or pharmacist prior to taking dietary supplements. Keep out of reach of children.