Diet Food Konjac Glucomannan Dried Konjac Rice with Gluten Free
What is konjac ?
Konjac is a common name of the Asian plant Amorphophallus konjac which has an edible corm (bulbo-tuber). It is native to Yunnan in China and cultivated in warm subtropical to tropical eastern Asia, from Japan and China south to Indonesia.The food made from the corm of this plant is widely known in English by its Japanese name, konnyaku.The dried corm of the konjac plant contains around 40% glucomannan gum. Konjac has almost no calories, but is very high in fiber. Thus, it is often used as a diet food.
What are the ingredients of dried konjac rice?
What is the advantages of dried konjac rice?
Konjac is a low-calorie food. The glucomannan in konjac can absorb water and enlarge up to 30-100xs than the original size. After eating, one may feel quite full. It can be used in curing diabetes, and is the ideal diet food.
2. Lubricate intestine and reduce fat absorption.
The fiber in konjac can stimulate the intestine and stomach, lubricate the intestine, prevent constipation, and reduce fat absorption. In addition, it is good for the treatment of bowel disease; it can reduce the accumulation of cholesterol, and is quite substantial in prevention of high blood pressure and coronary arteriosclerosis.
3. Protein and amino acids.
Konjac tuber contains 5%-10% crude protein and 6.8%-8.0% of 16 amino acids (including 7 essential amino acids.) Amorphophallus konjac has 18 amino acids equivalent to 6.283%, with the most essential amino acids consisting of 2.634%, and white konjac contains amino acids of 5.14% and 2.137%.
Konjac contains many minerals; konjac tuber contains a high content of K,Ca,Mg,Fe,Mn,Cu,Co According to reports by Cuixi, it is necessary for the body to trace elements and constant elements are high in konjac.
5. Prevent cancer.
Konjac can suspend the metabolism of cancer cells prevention. Susceptibility testing indicates it is sensitive to cardiovascular and the colon cancer cell. It can clean sputum, soften hard cells, break up bumps and detoxicate. It can cure mass, sputum nuclear and prevent cancer.
Cooking direction of dried konjac rice
1. Put 40g of dry konjac rice into the bowl.
2. And then filling boiled water or soup (over 90℃).
3. Then stir them.
4. You can enjoy it within 12 minutes.
1. If use cold water, you should wait for 32 minutes.
2. If you want to make it like rice, the volume of water should be 1 cm higher than rice.
3. If you want to make to to be porridge, the volume of water should be 5 times of rice.
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