Konjac Powder (Glucomannan)
Glucomannan is a soluble, bulk-forming fibre derived from the konjac root (Amorphophallus konjac) that can help to maintain intestinal regularity and leave you feeling full. Use to thicken soups and sauces and to give a nice crunch to keto cookies, which you simply don’t get from either almond or coconut flour.
Language: This ingredient is called both Konjac Powder and Glucomannan.
3/4 teaspoon Glucomannan = 2 Tablespoons Xanthan gum.
1/4 teaspoon Glucomannan = 2 teaspoons of Cornstarch or Arrowroot.
How to use: It thickens at quite low temperatures, so mix it with a little cold water before you pour it into your food to avoid it clumping together when it hits hot liquid.
Benefits and claims: adding this ingredient to food helps feeling full, gut health, regularity, cholesterol LDL levels, reduces acne, improves the health of skin, reduces allergic response and improves wound healing. It is the only dietary supplement approved by the European Food Safety Authority for weight loss.
Features: non GMO, Vegan, Kosher, probiotics, enzymes, digestive health.
Ingredients: 100% Glucomannan from Konjac Root
Macros based on 2g: Net Carbs 0g (Total carbs 2g - dietary fibre 2g) calories 5
Allergens: paraben-free, coconut-free, gluten-free, soy-free, irritant-free. This source of konjac has not been treated with sulphur dioxide, so it's levels of sulphite <10 parts per million.
Keto Friendly Recipes that use this Keto Ingredient: Tortillas, keto bread, Aunt Rocky's rich microwave chocolate pudding.