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- n. A plant grown in Asia, Amorphophallus konjac
- n. Food made from the plant, including a flour and gelatin, used to make noodles and candies, that can be extremely filling.
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“Glucomannan (GM) is a soluble, fermentable, and highly viscous dietary fiber that comes from the root of the elephant yam, also known as konjac (Amorphophallus konjac or Amorphophallus rivieri), native to Asia.”
“The gels contained an ingredient called konjac, which does not dissolve easily in the mouth.”
“The 1983 case - Nutrilab v Schweiker - concerned a starch blocker called konjac root fiber or glucomannan.”
“The konjac tuber has been used for centuries as an herbal remedy and to make traditional foods such as konjac jelly, tofu, and noodles.”
“Pass through a strainer and thicken with 3 grams of konjac. a Japanese thickener.”
“Effect of short-term ingestion of konjac glucomannan on serum cholesterol in healthy men.”
“By now, you know that my favorite kind is glucomannan (GM), or konjac.”
“More recently, purified konjac flour, or GM, has been used as a food stabilizer, gelling agent, and supplement.”
“Glucomannan fiber, polyglycoplex (PGX), or konjac root, four capsules five to ten minutes before meals with a glass of water (Note: This is one of the most powerful treatments for insulin problems and weight.)”
“The supplement konjac root also seems to have a fiber-related effect.”
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