The overall rating for glucomannan is 1.8 out of 3 meaning there is some evidence that this supplement does some (not all) of what it claims. Using this supplement may lead to some improvements.
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- Products Containing Glucomannan
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Overall Effectiveness Rating
The overall effectiveness rating for glucomannan is 1.8 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is mixed on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. While some of the research supports its use, other evidence does not. Using this supplement may lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for glucomannan as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Research Rating for Glucomannan
There are 4 studies in the database on glucomannan; the research 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. Note, this research rating is for glucomannan as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Products Containing Glucomannan
|Products Names||Amount of Glucomannan|
|Volkanic||Amount not listed.|
|Snatched||Amount not listed.|
|Nano Shred Max||350mg|
|Full list of all 28 products containing Glucomannan.|
The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.
|Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|decrease body fat||increase weight loss|
|Energy Balance (calories in & calories out) Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|increase satiety||decrease calorie intake|
|Cardiovascular Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|lower blood pressure||lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels||increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels||lower total cholesterol levels||lower triglyceride levels|
|General Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|improve glucose control|
The Supplement Database includes 4 studies on glucomannan dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose ranges from 1.2 to 3.9 grams per day, the average dose being 3.44 grams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Glucomannan.