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Thursday, June 17, 2010

FIBER SUPPLEMENTS

1200 mg of glucomannan plus guar gum plus alginate before meals increased weight loss by 3.8 lbs

Women given a combination of the dietary fibers glucomannan, guar gum and alginate, lost and who were on a 1200 calorie per day diet lost an average of 9.7 pounds in five weeks compared to 5.9 pounds for those given a placebo, a difference of 3.8 pounds, according to a study from the University of Tromso in Tromso, Norway. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Jun 17, 2010 8:42 am | [0] comments

Monday, April 02, 2007

FIBER SUPPLEMENTS

120 mg of glucomannan plus 120 mg of guar gum before meals increased weight loss by 4.4 lbs

People given 120 mg of glucomannan plus 120 mg of guar gum before meals and who were on a 1200 calorie per day diet lost an average of 9 pounds in five weeks compared to 4.6 pounds for those given a placebo, a difference of 4.4 pounds, according to a study from the University of Tromso in Tromso, Norway. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Apr 02, 2007 4:17 am | [2] comments

FIBER SUPPLEMENTS

340 mg of glucomannan before each meal increased weight loss by 2.9 lbs

Women given 340 mg of glucomannan before meals and who were on a 1200 calorie per day diet lost an average of 8.4 pounds in five weeks compared to 5.5 pounds for those given a placebo, a difference of 2.9 pounds, according to a study from the University of Tromso in Tromso, Norway. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Apr 02, 2007 3:47 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, November 23, 2004

Guar gum causes weight loss, lowers cholesterol and blood sugar

Guar gum, along with glucomannan, appears to be the most effective fibers at causing weight loss. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Nov 23, 2004 11:45 am | [0] comments

Monday, November 22, 2004

Guar gum: Women taking it to lower cholesterol lost 5.5 lbs in four months

Women taking guar gum to lower cholesterol, lost 5.5 pounds in four months compared to 0.9 pounds for those taking a placebo. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Nov 22, 2004 1:28 pm | [0] comments

Guar gum and wheat bran: Patients lost an average of 15.6 lbs in 2.5 months

People taking guar gum or wheat bran on alternating weeks before lunch and dinner, lost an average of 15.6 pounds after 2.5 months.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Nov 22, 2004 1:15 pm | [6] comments

Guar gum: Patients lost an average of 49.5 lbs after one year

One obese patient taking 10 grams of guar gum twice a day lost 136.4 pounds after one year. The other six people taking the same amount of guar gum lost an average of 49.5 pounds. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Nov 22, 2004 12:14 pm | [2] comments

Monday, November 01, 2004

Guar gum: Women lose 9.4 lbs in two months without dieting

Women taking 10 grams of the dietary fiber guar gum immediately before lunch and dinner lost 9.4 pounds in two months according to a 1984 study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Nov 01, 2004 7:17 am | [2] comments
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