Jarrow Formulas, Glucomannan, Konjac Root Powder, 4.2 oz (120 g) (Discontinued Item)
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- Konjac Root
- Absorbs 200X its Weight in Water
- Promotes a Feeling of Fullness*
- Supports Healthy Blood Sugar & Lipid Levels
- Dietary Supplement
Glucomannan, derived from Konjac (Amorphophallus konjac) root, is a highly soluble dietary fiber with substantial swelling capacity, absorbing up to 200 times its weight in water. This property makes Glucomannan a top-performing fiber that is specifically suited for providing a feeling of satiety (fullness). Glucomannan has also been shown to assist in slowing the after-meal rise in blood sugar, in supporting healthy cholesterol & lipid metabolism, and in regulating bowel function.*
Jarrow Formulas Glucomannan is a natural addition to a healthy diet regimen.
Mix 1/4 teaspoon (1 g) with 10-12 oz water and drink promptly on an empty stomach or 20 minutes before a meal, or consult your qualified health care consultant. Glucomannan can also be added to protein shakes, smoothies and soups.
No wheat, no gluten, no soy, no dairy, no egg, no fish/shellfish, no nuts/tree nuts.
Suitable for vegetarians/vegan.
Packed by weight not by volume.
Keep out of the reach of children.
|Serving Size 1 Gram (Approximately 1/4 Teaspoon)|
|Servings Per Container 120|
|Amount Per 1/4 Teaspoon||% DV|
|Total Carbohydrate||1 g||0%|
|Soluble Fiber||1 g||4%|
|Glucomannan (from Konjac root, Amorphophallus konjac)||1060 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
My biggest complaint when trying to diet and using meal replacement products is that they always seem to leave me in a state of dire hunger within 2 hrs of consumption. This product, added to my blender of spiruteen protein drink and juice is phenomenal and I vouch for how well it keeps me on track w/o having a sudden crash and the overwhelming need then to want to stuff my face. They recommend 1/4 t. per drink, which sounds like too little, but believe me, it works just fine. One reviewer complained about it clumping, which is probably so, but if you put it in a blender (Hamilton Beach makes a terrific mini model that is perfect for making a meal replacement drink), you should have none of the clumping that someone else described. I'm definitely going to stick with this product for assisting me with my weight loss efforts!
Thickening power was outstanding. Far exceeded my expectations. Would recommend to anyone.
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Posted by Reviewer1000585 on Oct 29, 2009
I consume Jarrow powder with 10oz of water 20 minutes before lunch and dinner and helps me feel full faster and I eat less. So far I have lost 29 lbs in five months. I feel awesome!!! From 155 lbs to 126 lbs
Posted by Reviewer1718170 on Oct 27, 2009
This product is amazing!!! I mix it with a glass of juice 30min before a meal, and it cuts my appetite in half!!!
Posted by Reviewer3153830 on Oct 12, 2009
Very good fiber supplement.
Posted by Reviewer2483880 on Aug 28, 2009
This is such a great product! I have a condition where I can only swallow very small amount of liquid at a time, so two things were very important to me: first, that it didn't have an offensive taste, and second, that it didn't "gel" too quickly (as it takes some time for me to finish 12 oz of liquid). I'm happy to say that this product is virtually tasteless (just a slight powdery taste which isn't bad) and it doesn't "gel" instantly. If I stir the water/glucomannan mix a couple of times during the time I consume it, it keeps it's water-like consistency for at least five minutes. I'm mainly taking this product to lower my blood sugar and it really seems to help and I've lost a bit of weight, too. And the price is right! Love this product and will definitely repurchase!