Does glucomannan 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.
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.
|Dosage||Frequency||Daily Total||Effectiveness Rating of Dosage|
|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|