Last update Oct. 9, 2016
Very Low Risk
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Glucomannan is also known as
Glucomannan in other languages or writings:
Glucomannan belongs to these groups or families:
Main tradenames from several countries containing Glucomannan in its composition:
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Polysaccharide (mannose and glucose) obtained from Amorphophallus konjac a tuberous plant which is native from Southeast Asia and used in the traditional cuisine of the countries of that region.
Used as dietary fiber with satiating and laxative purposes. There is no a consistent scientific evidence on their effectiveness as a treatment for obesity.
The Commission E of German Ministry of Health has not approved any use.
At latest update no published data on excretion into breast milk were found.
Pharmacokinetic data (high molecular weight and no intestinal absorption) make it extremely unlikely any excretion into breastmilk in significant amounts.
A low-calorie diet and moderate exercise are preferable measures to lose weight.
Many women who breastfeed their infants recover their pre-pregnancy weight sooner than those who do not.