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. Oh and also this powder has no fishy smell.
Language: This ingredient is called both Konjac Powder and Glucomannan in recipes.
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. Take 1/2 level teaspoon 1 to 2 times daily with at least 250ml of water 30-45 minutes before a meal.
Benefits and claims: adding this ingredient to food can help feeling full, may improve your gut health, regularity, cholesterol LDL levels, reduces acne, improves the health of skin, reduces allergic response and improves wound healing. At the time of writing, it's the only dietary supplement approved by the European Food Safety Authority for weight loss.
Features: non GMO, Vegan, Kosher, probiotics, enzymes, digestive health.
Ingredients: Glucomannan from Konjac Root
100gm = 100 x 1000mg servings
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.
Product guidance cautions: For adults only. Take this product as recommended. Without drinking enough liquid the product may swell in the throat, causing blockage or choking. Avoid use if you ever had esophageal narrowing or swallowing difficulties. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
Product handling: Store in a cool, dry place after opening. Natural color variation may occur in this product.