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Shirataki Noodle Nutrition Facts

Shirataki noodles are easy to add to your diet, but what are the nutritional benefits and facts about these amazing noodles? While we are all very much aware that shirataki noodles are ultra low in calories, when dieting for weight loss or adding shirataki noodles to an every day part of your regular diet, nutrition […]

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Where to Find and Buy Shirataki Noodles

While Shirataki noodles have gained popularity in the past few years, it can sometimes be difficult to actually find them.  National supermarket chains might carry shirataki noodles, but you might be hard pressed to find them.  If you check the pasta section of your supermarket you will not find them located there.  You can sometimes […]

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Shirataki Noodles and Konjac Foods Health Warning

Shirataki and konjac based foods are generally recognized as safe (GRAS) by the Food and Drug Administration.  As such, it is highly unusual to hear of negative side effects from the use of shirataki noodles and glucomannan based foods, however, some dangers do exist from consuming these foods. A typical complaint of dieters taking glucomannan […]

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Health Benefits of Shirataki Noodles

Shirataki noodles, glucomannan, konnyaku or konjac, no matter what you call it, this food has irrefutable health benefits without side effects.  Shirataki noodles and glucomannan are an FDA GRAS food.  This doesn’t mean that it is made of grass, it means that this food is generally regarded as safe – much the same as salt […]

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Are Shirataki Miracle Noodles?

Shirataki noodles are known by many different names.  They have sometimes been called “miracle noodles” because of two reasons: A Zero or Low Calorie Noodle It is incredibly hard for many people to believe that there actually is a product in the noodle form that has either zero calories or absolutely no calories at all.  […]

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How Are Shirataki Noodles Made?

Shirataki noodles are made from the root of a plant typically grown in Asia called Amorphophallus Konjac, or from a few other very closely-related species of plants).  The plant root is made of a fibrous material known as glucomannan. Shirataki noodles are made by processing the root of the konjac plant also called konnyaku potatoes, […]

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