What is Glucomannan fibre?

Glucomannan fibre is a water soluble fibre derived from the root of the Konjac plant, (Amorphophallus Konjac). Cultures in East Asia have used Konjac for more than fifteen hundred years.

Glucomannan fibre is the most absorbent soluble fibres in nature and can absorb up to 200 times its weight in water. Because of this property glucomannan fibre has many health benefits.

Glucomannan fibre aids the digestion system and is beneficial to the prevention of constipation. It has also been used for the treatment of heart disease and diabetes.

Soluble fibre has been scientifically proven to lower cholesterol, which can help prevent heart disease. Konjac is served to patients in some hospitals who suffer from overweight/obese/type 2 diabetes and lifestyle-related illnesses to manage their weight loss and health. This is because konjac is low in calories and has many other benefits.

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