Glucomannan lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels

Does glucomannan lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels?

Effectiveness Rating for Glucomannan's Ability to Lower LDL (bad) Cholesterol Levels

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well glucomannan is able to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels. The overall rating for this claim is 2.7 out of 3. The research shows the supplement's ability to deliver on this particular claim is warranted. Using Glucomannan to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels will most likely lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Glucomannan's Ability to Lower LDL (bad) Cholesterol Levels

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 3 studies in the database on glucomannan; the confidence rating is 60. 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 Lower LDL (bad) Cholesterol Levels

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
3.6g once daily 3.6g
3.9g once daily 3.9g
1.2g once daily 1.2g

References

Title of Study
Konjac Supplement Alleviated Hypercholesterolemia and Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetic Subjects—A Randomized Double-Blind Trial
Effect of short-term ingestion of konjac glucomannan on serum cholesterol in healthy men
A Glucomannan and Chitosan Fiber Supplement Decreases Plasma Cholesterol and Increases Cholesterol Excretion in Overweight Normocholesterolemic Humans

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