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To ensure an optimal effect of the supplement, remember to drink a lot of water (400-600ml) following the administration of the supplement.
In order to reduce cholesterol levels, it is recommended to take 4 g of glucomannan in a divided dose – 2 capsules 3 times a day, preferably before the main meals.
Glucomannan is generally well tolerated and safe, however, some people may develop side effects including flatulence or diarrhea. The product should be stored in a cool and dry place. Use quickly after opening and avoid high temperatures and exposure to light.
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The energy value is determined by the chemical composition of the food product, by means of the so-called. physiological equivalents energy., determining the value of metabolic energy contained in 1 g of the component. Most commonly used is the equivalent of Atwater: protein 4 kcal/g for carbohydrates 4kcal/g, and for fat 9kcal/g.
Dietary fibre is a mixture of undigested substances and not absorbed by the human body. Due to the properties divided into: insoluble fibre (e.g. cellulose [polysaccharide] found in fruits and vegetables), partially soluble fibre (including hemicellulose occurring with cereal grains and soluble fibre (including pectin, gums, mucilages [polysaccharides]). Dietary fibre affects the digestive system and gastrointestinal system regulating its operation. By filling the stomach (satiety) reduces appetite, lowers triglycerides and cholesterol and consequently can support the weight loss process and maintain a slim body. It also affects blood glucose levels and cleansing the body of toxins. Available in powder formulations (capsules, and powders), mainly containing the soluble fraction (pectin, gums and mucilages) diet and meal replacements.
Dosage: 10-20 grams per day, before or during meals with some water.
Glucomannan is a water-soluble polysaccharide found in cell walls of some plant species (e.g. Amorphophallus konjac). Its chemical structure is not very complex – it is comprised primarily of a simple chain with a small amount of branching, including β-D-glucose and β-D-mannose residues and acetyl groups. They are combined predominantly by β-1,4 linkages. Amylase found in human saliva cannot cleave them. Because of that, after ingestion, glucomannan reaches the colon almost intact and then is broken down by intestinal bacteria.
Glucomannan has a high molecular weight and strong hygroscopic properties. It is estimated that it has the ability to absorb 50 times its weight in water. It swells up quickly in the body, slows down the absorption of food and gives you a satisfying feeling of fullness. It helps stabilise blood sugar levels and may also contribute to lowering cholesterol concentrations. Like other forms of dietary fibre, it stimulates intestinal motility and promotes bowel movement.
Glucomannan is a popular ingredient of supplements aimed at controlling appetite and reducing body weight.
Dosage: No official guidelines.
The most frequent recommended dosage is 1-5 g once or twice daily, about one hour before a meal.
Calcium (element chem. symbol Ca, atomic no. 20, the group of alkaline earth metals) is the basic building substance of bones and teeth, in which stored is 99% of the element, in the form of hydroxylapatite. When building bones and teeth, phosphorus is very important in the right proportion. It is a base-forming element and activator of many enzymes (ATPase) necessary to release the energy of ATP. It has a significant effect on blood clotting and regulates blood pressure and neuromuscular conductivity. Thanks to the reduced permeability of cell membranes, it soothes the symptoms of food allergies. Calcium is actively involved in the metabolism of iron interacts with vitamins A, C and D and phosphorus, magnesium. Natural source of calcium are animal products (dairy products, sardines, salmon, sprats eaten with bones) and plant products (nuts, soybeans, sunflower seeds). Absorption takes place in the small intestine (less in the colon), it has an effect on the level of lactose, insoluble fibre, organic acids, alkalinity (low pH). The best absorption have organic compounds (lactates, amino acid chelates etc.). Obstructing the absorption of calcium is caused by: phytic acid and oxalic acid as well as excess fat. Scientific studies have confirmed that the combination of calcium, magnesium, boron and vitamin D in dose 3 mg / 24h effectively prevent osteoporosis. Supplements on the market are both mono-preparation supplements (enriched with vitamin D3) and multi-component supplements, available at www.muscle-zone.pl.
Calcium deficiency disorders manifested in the construction of the bones (osteoporosis) and iron metabolism. The symptoms are: rickets, cramps and muscle tremor, osteoporosis.
Excess resulting from an overdose of calcium supplements containing vitamin D3 for children and adults overdose of calcium (hypercalcemia). Symptoms of hypercalcemia are: lack of appetite, vomiting and constipation.
The dosage administered in various publications are inconsistent: 800 - 1000 mg / 24 h (100 - 500 mg / 24h)
Vitamin B12 (cobalamin, cyanocobalamin) is a vitamin soluble in liquids. Participates in the production of red blood cells and is essential in the absorption of iron by the body. It calming effect, a positive effect on concentration and memory. Intensifies its action in cooperation with folic acid (vitamin M). Usually occurs in animal products, fish and dairy products. It contains trace elements.
Vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to pernicious anaemia, general and immunity weakness, inhibiting of growth and damage to the myelin sheath of nerves.