Effectiveness Rating for Glucomannan's Ability to Increase Weight Loss

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well glucomannan is able to increase weight loss. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Glucomannan to increase weight loss. Using Glucomannan to increase weight loss will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Glucomannan's Ability to Increase Weight Loss

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 2 studies in the database on glucomannan; the confidence rating is 40. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

Glucomannan Dose to Increase Weight Loss

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
3.6g once daily 3.6g
1.33g 3x per day 3.99g


Title of Study
Safety and Efficacy of Glucomannan for Weight Loss in Overweight and Moderately Obese Adults
Konjac Supplement Alleviated Hypercholesterolemia and Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetic Subjects—A Randomized Double-Blind Trial