Beyond. Health and Wellness Magazine July 2016 - Page 11

So why should you add in glucomannan to your supplement regimen. 4. Glucose and Lipid metabolism. Helps to stabilize insulin levels. By balancing insulin and blood sugar, there are many health benefits and improvements in body composition. It also helps to lower bad cholesterol levels in research. 5. Blood Sugar Regulation. Since it is a powerful soluble fiber, it decreases gastric emptying time which helps to stabilize 1. Cleansing Effect. The dietary fiber in blood sugar and insulin levels. This effect is glucomannan attracts water and binds toxins. very beneficial for stabilizing blood sugar. It is a very viscous fiber that has an incredible A study on diabetic patients revealed ability to cleanse the colon and bind out all the that glucomannan showed a drop of 29% toxins from the intestinal tract. In Japan, it has on fasting glucose levels on average for been coined as the “broom of the intestines” diabetic patients. and can remove toxins, grim, and even heavy metals from the colon and body. 6. Allergy and Inflammation. Glucomannan is now receiving attention 2. Weight loss and decreasing food for its ability to inhibit inflammatory cravings. Glucomannan expands in the markers and overproduction of stomach to promote satiety and a feeling of proinflammatory cytokines while fullness. It causes the body not to increase balancing immune markers that can lead blood sugar so rapidly and therefore also to skin issues, allergies, and asthma. stabilizes insulin and blood sugar. 7. Alkalizing. One of the properties of Research in Alternative Therapies in glucomannan is that it has an alkalinizing Health and Medicine in 2005, found that effect on the body. taking glucomannan doses of 2-4 grams per day may result in a significant weight And if you needed one more reason, rats loss among overweight individuals. that were fed glucomannan for 18 months had delayed cell aging, arteriosclerosis, 3. Promote Healthy Bowel Function. The and brain deterioration. soluble fiber improves bowel function. It also works as a prebiotic to help feed the Our product, Wx4: Weight Lean, utilizes good bacteria in the gut. Since it is a very glucomannan for all of its health benefits. viscous fiber, it can be used as a colon cleanse and detox. (Click here to find out more about Wx4) The modern supermarket stocks, on average, 47,000 products, most of which are being produced by only a handful of food companies. 11