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The primary ingredient of our ZERO Slim & Healthy Konjac Noodles, Rice & Pasta, Glucomannan, a natural soluble fibre, has been found to possess many health benefits. Below is a list of medical research studies and reports in relation to Glucomannan

Obesity

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1. Evaluation of the action of glucomannan on metabolic parameters and on the sensation of satiation in overweight and obese patients.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7796558

2. Childhood obesity treatment: double blinded trial on dietary fibres (glucomannan) versus placebo.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8247594

3. The use of highly purified glucomannan-based fibers in childhood obesity

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1324483

4. Use of glucomannan in the dietary treatment of severe obesity.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1313163

5. Effect of glucomannan on obese patients: a clinical study.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6096282

Diabetes

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1. Konjac-Mannan and American ginsing: emerging alternative therapies for type 2 diabetes mellitus.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11603646

2. Konjac-mannan (glucomannan) improves glycemia and other associated risk factors for coronary heart disease in type 2 diabetes. A randomized controlled metabolic trial.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10372241

3. Long-term effects of dietary fiber supplementation on serum glucose and lipoprotein levels in diabetic rats fed a high cholesterol diet.

4. Dietary fiber in the dietetic therapy of diabetes mellitus. Experimental data with purified glucomannans.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1339216

5. Beneficial effects of viscous dietary fiber from Konjac-mannan in subjects with the insulin resistance syndrome: results of a controlled metabolic trial. {pdf format}

http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/23/1/9.short

6. Effect of Konjac food on blood glucose level in patients with diabetes.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1966003

7. Effects of long-term high-fiber diet on macrovascular changes and lipid and glucose levels in STZ-induced diabetic SD rats.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1659979

Cholesterol

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1. Effect of short-term ingestion of konjac glucomannan on serum cholesterol in healthy men.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7872224

2. Cholesterol reduction by glucomannan and chitosan is mediated by changes in cholesterol absorption and bile acid and fat excretion in rats.

http://jn.nutrition.org/content/130/11/2753.short

3. Low levels of viscous hydrocolloids lower plasma cholesterol in rats primarily by impairing cholesterol absorption.

http://jn.nutrition.org/content/130/2/243.full

4. Effects of dietary konjac mannan on serum and liver cholesterol levels and biliary bile acid composition in hamsters.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1666411

5. Influences of refined konjac meal on the levels of tissue lipids and the absorption of four minerals in rats.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2252550

Constipation

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1. Effect of the dietary fiber glucomannan on chronic constipation in neurologically impaired children.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10636972

2. A clinical study of the use of a combination of glucomannan with lactulose in the constipation of pregnancy.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9026754

3. Action of glucomannans on complaints in patients affected with chronic constipation: a multicentric clinical evaluation.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1742540

4. Mouth-to-cecum transit time in patients affected by chronic constipation: effect of glucomannan.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2547312

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