Konjac, also known as Glucomannan powder, is considered safe for most people, though Drugs.com warns there have not been enough clinical trials to clear it completely. One issue that has been reported about the herb is t... More »

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Konjac root is likely safe for healthy adults. Konjac root may interfere with blood sugar control, so diabetics who are taking konjac root should exercise caution, according to WebMD. Individuals who aren't used to high-... More »

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Konjac root fiber contains a high-fiber content, which may cause blockages of the intestine or throat when taken in solid tablets. In people with diabetes, it may also impact blood sugar control, says WebMD. In addition,... More »

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Glucomannan, the active ingredient in Lipozene, is a sugar made from the root of the konjac plant. According to WebMD, as of 2014, there is insufficient evidence to support the use of glucomannan in weight loss, but it m... More »

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Niacin supplements treat the lack of natural niacin production in the body, lower cholesterol, and decrease the risk of heart attacks in people who have already suffered them, reports Drugs.com. The FDA has approved niac... More »

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Purple rice powder is used by some people to slow down the aging process. It is believed to lower cholesterol, blood sugar, and blood pressure. It can also give you more energy and help you sleep more soundly. More »

According to Men's Health, most people take creatine in the form of powder. It can be mixed into liquids or smoothies as a workout-boosting beverage. Creatine helps bodies create energy, which in turn helps create muscle... More »

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