There has been a lot of discussion recently about the advantages of using an appetite suppressant to lose weight. One product used in a number of appetite suppressants is glucomannan. Some times called konjac, konjac fiber or konjac glucomannan it is now appearing in the market usually in a capsule, tablet or powder form.
And three questions immediately come to mind
- What is glucomannan
- How does it work
- Is it safe to use
The answer to these questions depends to a great extent on the appetite suppressant being considered, the quality of the product and the integrity of the supplier or manufacturer. All of these play a role in determining the final outcome in these situations.
However there is another form that has been described as the Japanese women’s secret weapon, namely Shirataki Noodles. These noodles are predominantly glucomannan and these have been around for centuries longer than today’s appetite suppressants. continue reading…