NOW Glucomannan is a soluble, bulk-forming fiber derived from the konjac root (Amorphophallus konjac). Clinical studies have demonstrated that Glucomannan can provide temporary relief of constipation and may help to maintain serum lipid levels already within the healthy range.* In addition, because Glucomannan helps to promote satiety (feeling of fullness), it can be an effective addition to a weight management plan that includes a healthy diet and exercise program.
Glucomannan is a food additive used as an emulsifier and thickener. It is very low carb and very low glycemic. Many people use Glucomannan Powder in low carb baking.