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What is Glucomannan?
Glucomannan is a sugar made from the root of the konjac plant that has been used for centuries in traditional Japanese cooking as a thickener or gelling agent. It's so renowned in Japan that it even has its own nickname "the broom of the intestines" which gives you a pretty good idea of how it works. For just a few calories, Glucomannan creates a sense of fullness by absorbing water and expanding to form a bulky fiber in your stomach.
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