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Japanese 'Konyaku' and Carbs?

ive just been to japan, and got introduced to ‘konyaku’

its a grey colour with black tiny black spots and have the texture of noodles\pasta when in pasta form and taste like tasteless really firm jelly in block form

i got told that it comes from a vegetable and acts like a complex carb.

I saw it in a weight loss cup noodle,

im currently in a fat loss, low carb diet,

can any experts confirm that i can eat konyaku by the bucket load and still get shreded???

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Konnyaku is a yam-like plant composed almost entirely of water (97%) and a soluble fiber called glucomannan. Hence it has effectively 0 calories, eat as much as you want.

When sold in noodle form it is often called ‘Shirataki Noodles’

http://www.shakespeare-w.com/english/konnyaku/nutrition_cal.html

http://www.justhungry.com/2007/01/konnyaku_and_shirataki_ojftmhy.html

Konnyaku (Devil’s Root) is marketed as zero calorie, zero carb in Japan. It can be pretty tasty…Konnyaku balls boiled in soy sauce/dashi, put on a skewer and covered in hot mustard = win

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[quote]caveman101 wrote:
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