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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

GLUCOMANNAN

Glucomannan causes an average weight loss of 1.8 lbs according to a review of 14 studies

Glucomannan, a dietary fiber that has been used in Japanese diet for more than 1,000 years, causes an average weight loss of 1.8 lbs according to a recent review of 14 studies. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jan 12, 2011 9:40 am | [0] comments

GLUCOMANNAN

Glucomannan causes a decrease in total cholesterol of 19 mg/dL according to a review of 14 studies

Glucomannan, a dietary fiber that has been used in Japanese diet for more than 1,000 years, causes an average decrease in total cholesterol of 19 mg per deciliter according to a recent review of 14 studies. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jan 12, 2011 9:30 am | [0] comments

GLUCOMANNAN

Glucomannan causes a decrease in LDL cholesterol of 16 mg/dL according to a review of 14 studies

Glucomannan, a dietary fiber that has been used in Japanese diet for more than 1,000 years, causes an average decrease in LDL cholesterol of 16 mg per deciliter according to a recent review of 14 studies. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jan 12, 2011 9:25 am | [0] comments

GLUCOMANNAN

Glucomannan causes a decrease in triglycerides of 11 mg/dL according to a review of 14 studies

Glucomannan, a dietary fiber that has been used in Japanese diet for more than 1,000 years, causes an average decrease in triglycerides of 11 mg per deciliter according to a recent review of 14 studies. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jan 12, 2011 9:15 am | [0] comments

GLUCOMANNAN

Glucomannan causes a decrease in fasting blood sugar of 7 mg/dL according to a review of 14 studies

Glucomannan, a dietary fiber that has been used in Japanese diet for more than 1,000 years, causes an average decrease in fasting blood sugar of 7 mg per deciliter according to a recent review of 14 studies. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jan 12, 2011 9:10 am | [0] comments

GLUCOMANNAN

Glucomannan has no effect on HDL cholesterol or blood pressure according to a review of 14 studies

Glucomannan, a dietary fiber that has been used in Japanese diet for more than 1,000 years, has no effect on HDL cholesterol or blood pressure according to a recent review of 14 studies. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jan 12, 2011 9:05 am | [0] comments

Thursday, June 17, 2010

GLUCOMANNAN

Glucomannan causes obese women to lose 5.5 lbs in two months without dieting

People taking one gram (1,000 mg) of the dietary fiber glucomannan three times a day one hour before meals weighed 7 pounds less than people given a placebo after two months according to a 1984 study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Jun 17, 2010 9:38 am | [0] comments

GLUCOMANNAN

Glucomannan causes 3 lbs loss in one month without dieting, 5 lbs loss with dieting

Hypertensive patients given 1,000 mg of glucomannan three times a day before meals lost 3.1 pounds in one month compared to a weight loss of 5.3 pounds for those given glucomannan in addition to a low-calorie diet versus an average loss of 0.4 pounds for those taking a placebo according to one study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Jun 17, 2010 9:07 am | [0] comments

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

GLUCOMANNAN

Glucomannan may slow aging and heart disease

Glucomannan may slow the aging process according to a study by Peng et al (1994 and 1995). Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Jun 17, 2010 6:18 am | [0] comments

GLUCOMANNAN

Glucomannan: A brief description

Glucomannan is a gel-forming, water-soluble fiber that has been shown to cause weight loss. Here is brief description of it. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Jun 17, 2010 6:04 am | [0] comments

Monday, June 30, 2008

LIPOZENE

What is Lipozene and does it work?

Someone emailed and asked what I thought of the weight loss supplement Lipozene. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jun 30, 2008 1:19 pm | [0] comments

CALTRAP

What is CalTrap and does it work?

Someone emailed this morning and asked what I thought about the weight loss supplement CalTrap? Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jun 30, 2008 1:08 pm | [1] 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

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

GLUCOMANNAN

Glucomannan causes 8 lbs weight loss in two months without dieting

People given 1.5 grams (1,500 mg) of glucomannan immediately before breakfast and dinner, lost an average of 4.8 pounds after one month and 8.4 pounds after two months according to another study (Biancardi et al, 1989).
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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Feb 22, 2006 2:03 am | [0] comments

GLUCOMANNAN

Glucomannan causes 7 lbs weight loss in two months

Patients given a glucomannan supplement lost an average of 5.5 pounds in two months compared to a weight gain of 1.5 pounds for those given a placebo according to one study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Feb 22, 2006 1:56 am | [0] comments

GLUCOMANNAN

Glucomannan causes 5 lbs weight loss in six weeks

Patients lost an average of 5.1 pounds in six weeks taking a combination of glucomannan, chitosan, fenugreek, Gymnema sylvestre and vitamin C before compared to no weight loss for those taking a placebo according to a study by Woodgate and Conquer (2003). Glucomannan is a gel-forming fiber that is similar to guar gum. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Feb 22, 2006 1:35 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, November 19, 2003

Glucomannan causes weight loss

GLUCOMANNAN ADDED TO A NORMAL CALORIE DIET caused as much weight loss as a low calorie diet according a recent study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Nov 19, 2003 6:00 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, November 18, 2003

How to Lose Weight: An interview with Stephen Gullo, therapist to the rich and famous

The author of THIN TASTES BETTER discusses Food Control Training

Stephen Gullo, PhD, a health psychologist practicing in New York, is the author of the national best-seller THIN TASTES BETTER: Control Your Food Triggers And Lose Weight Without Feeling Deprived. Dr. Gullo has treated over 11,000 patients during his 28 year career. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Nov 18, 2003 6:20 am | [2] comments
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