Beyond. Health and Wellness Magazine July 2016 - Page 10

Supplement of the Month: Glucomannan The wonder supplement you might have never heard of but should be on. Glucomannan is extracted from the root of the Konjac plant. This root has long been used in Chinese medicine, not only because it is rich in soluble fiber, but also for its various health benefits. The therapeutic properties include using it for colon cleanse, detox aid, constipation, allergies, asthma, cough, skin disorders, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and blood sugar regulation. 10 Adding any citrus juice, like lemon, to green tea increases the antioxidant effect of by over ten fold