Glucomannan (GM) is a soluble, fermentable, and highly viscous dietary fiber derived from the root of the elephant yam or konjac plant, which is native to Asia. GLUCOMANNAN AND OBESITY: A CRITICAL REVIEW Joyce Keithley, DNSc, RN, FAAN, Barbara Swanson, DNSc, RN, ACRN. Glucomantian (GM) is a soluble . The findings of this trial will be submitted to a peer-reviewed journal (paediatric, nutrition or gastroenterology). .. Glucomannan and obesity: a critical review.

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