Glucomannan is a soluble fiber derived from the root of the konjac plant. It has been used for years by traditional medicine in Japan and China and has aroused interest due to its significant contribution to weight loss.
The main feature of glucomannan is that it slows down gastric emptying because of water, which takes up a lot of space in the stomach. This creates a feeling of fullness, reduces the feeling of hunger and the of food intake at the next meal.
It is recommended to take 1 gr 3 times daily with 1-2 glasses of water or some other liquid, one hour before a meal. Fucoxanthin, which is also contained, can support weight loss by speeding up metabolism and boosting the body's ability to burn fat.
There is also some evidence that fucoxanthin may affect the body's levels of leptin, a hormone needed to control hunger.
Green tea leaf extract is considered to be quite beneficial for weight loss, as it speeds up the burning of stored fat, while also having antioxidant properties.
One of the health benefits of zinc is that it helps the ulcer heal faster and enhances bowel function.
Finally, Griffonia simplicifolia has been added to the formula, which can contribute to reducing appetite, as well as malate magnesium, vitamin D3 and chromium, which helps to the maintenance of normal blood glucose levels and to the normal metabolism of macronutrients.