glucomannan - instant thin noodles - ( Shirataki ) 250g per bag
(Net weight 1lb)
Servings per container: 3
Serve size 85 gram
Konjac Glucomannan Instant Pasta
Zero Net Carb
Pure Soluble Fiber
Konjac wet foods was made by nature soluble fiber - Konjac
glucomannan (KGM) and water, is very low carb and very low glycemic
nature food, which contain about 96% water and 4% soluble fiber.
Konjac wet foods can be made into many different styles and shapes
such as noodles, all kinds pasta.
Konjac wet foods is traditional Japanese foods called shirataki
noodles or konnyaku.
Konjac foods, translucent and gelatinous, have no discernable
taste but absorb the dominant flavors of the soup or dish to which
they're added. Konjac foods have no flavors but absorb any they're
with, like tofu will blend wonderfully and absorb flavors. They're
supposed to absorb tastes of sauces as well.
Konjac foods are white in color, almost transparent and gelatinous,
and package with water filled plastic bags. They consist primarily
of a glucomannan soluble fiber, and are very low glycemic, and
therefore especially good for people with diabetes.
According the medical research, Clinical Excellence for Nurse
Practitioners. 2000 Sep;4(5):272-6
Dietary fiber and type 2 diabetes
"Water-soluble fiber appears to have a greater potential to reduce
postprandial blood glucose, insulin, and serum lipid levels than
insoluble fiber. Viscosity of the dietary fiber is important;
the greater the viscosity, the greater the effect."
The konjac glucomanann is the most viscosity soluble fiber in
The konjac foods are made of glucomannan soluble fiber, purified
water and calcium hydroxide.
You can also make the konjac foods by yourself.
Konjac foods very much like Chinese glass noodles (cellophane
or bean thread noodles) in taste and texture but they have almost
no calories. The konjac foods are bouncy, chewy and sort of see
Konajc foods come in various shapes besides the noodle shape,
like mini pearl pasta, flat pasta and tube pasta. Konjac foods
packaging with water in plastic bag, the konjac foods can stay
in room temperature about one year. After open the plastic bag,
you need drain well the konjac foods before cooking.
Konjac foods can be stored in room temperature with the shelf
life about one year.
DONOT freeze the konjac foods
Konjac foods is kinds of instant foods, you can toss it with sauce
like vinegar, soy sauce, pepper, onion or garlic or any flavors
your favored, then just eat it in cold. You can also boil or cook
the konjac foods with other vegetable, meat or seafood, with any
flavor you favored.
Cooking: dip in water or steam about 3-5 minutes and than cook
in the way you like. You can add various vegetables and meat which
ever you like, it can be fryed, baked,stewed, braised and also
used as a cold dressing with a sauce.
You can cook konjac foods just like regular pasta, while the texture
was bouncier than pasta.
Soluble Fiber Intake & Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: The Research
Research proves that the higher the viscosity of soluble fiber,
the better the control of blood sugar level in patients with Type
New England Journal of Medicine (May 11, 2000. v342: 1392-1398)
Beneficial effects of high dietary fiber intake in patients
with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
"A high intake of dietary fiber, particularly of the
soluble type, above the level recommended by the ADA, improves
glycemic control, decreases hyperinsulinemia, and lowers plasma
lipid concentrations in patients with type 2 diabetes"
Excell Nurse Pract.(September 2000; 4 (5): 272-6)
Dietary fiber and type 2 diabetes.
"Water-soluble fiber appears to have a greater potential
to reduce postprandial blood glucose, insulin, and serum lipid
levels than insoluble fiber. Viscosity of the dietary fiber is
important; the greater the viscosity, the greater the effect.
Hypotheses. (June 2002; (6): 487-90)
Glucomannan minimizes the postprandial insulin surge: a potential
adjuvant for hepatothermic therapy.
"Glucomannan (GM) is differentiated from other soluble fibers
by the extraordinarily high viscosity of GM solutions. Administration
of 4-5g of GM with meals, blended into fluid or mixed with food,
can slow carbohydrate absorption and dampen the postprandial insulin
response by up to 50%. "
Care (1999 Jun v22, i6; 913-919)
Konjac-mannan (glucomannan) improves glycemia and other associated
risk factors for coronary heart disease in type 2 diabetes. A
randomized controlled metabolic trial.
"KJM fiber added to conventional treatment may ameliorate
glycemic control, blood lipid profile, and SBP in high-risk diabetic
individuals, possibly improving the effectiveness of conventional
treatment in type 2 diabetes"
Care (2000; 23: 9 - 14)
Beneficial effects of viscous dietary fiber from Konjac-mannan
in subjects with the insulin resistance syndrome: results of a
controlled metabolic trial.
"A diet rich in high-viscosity KJM improves glycemic control
and lipid profile, suggesting a therapeutic potential in the treatment
of the insulin resistance syndrome."
of the American College of Nutrition (2003, February, 22(1): 36-42)
Konjac supplement alleviated hypercholesterolemia and hyperglycemia
in type 2 diabetic subjects--a randomized double-blind trial.
"The KGM supplement improved blood lipid levels by enhancing
fecal excretion of neutral sterol and bile acid and alleviated
the elevated glucose levels in diabetic subjects. KGM could be
an adjunct for the treatment of hyperlipidemic diabetic subjects."
Konjac Foods Recipes :
Konjac Foods Samples