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Glucomannan (konjac mannan)
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has approved the following health claims for glucomannan:
- Glucomannan contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels with a daily intake of 4 g
- Glucomannan contributes to weight loss with a daily intake of 3 g in 3 portions of 1 g each in combination with 1-2 glasses of water before meals and as part of a low-calorie diet
There is a risk of choking for consumers with swallowing difficulties or insufficient fluid intake!
Glucomannan should always be taken with plenty of water.