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All You Need To Know About Our Fat Free Noodles

All You Need To Know About Our Fat Free Noodles - theskinnyfoodco

Have you tried our Fat Free Spaghetti Noodles? This is one of our best selling products and for a good reason too. Each pack of noodles only contains 4 calories and that’s not where the benefits end. Continue reading this blog post if you want to find out more about how our noodles can benefit your lifestyle and diet. 

 Fat Free Noodles

Did you know that our spaghetti noodles are actually the infamous Shirataki Noodles? That being said, they are full of glucomannan, a type of fibre that comes from the konjac plant and contains several health benefits including the support of weight control. Carbs are virtually non-existent in Shirataki Noodles, but the ones that are come from glucomannan fibre.

“Shirataki” is Japanese for “white waterfall,” which describes the noodles’ translucent appearance. They look this way due to being made from glucomannan flour with regular water, as well as a touch of lime water to help them hold their shape. Because of this, their contents are mostly water-based, making them extremely low in calories.

Not only are they low in carbs and calories, but they’re also high in viscous fibre too. Glucomannan is a highly viscous fibre; meaning the noodles can absorb a considerable amount of water. Studies have shown that glucomannan can absorb up to 50 times its weight in h2o.

If that wasn’t enough to get you to try these tasty things, viscous fibre also acts as a prebiotic; nourishing the bacteria living in your colon.

How Do Shirataki Noodles Aid Weight Control?

Shirataki Noodles help you to control your weight by running very slowly through your digestive system, leaving you feeling full sooner and delaying nutrient absorption in the bloodstream. Additionally, fermenting fibre into short-chain fatty acids can stimulate the release of a gut hormone that increases feelings of fullness. 

By consuming the glucomannan before eating carbs, it’ll help to reduce the levels of your hunger hormone ghrelin. It is unclear how much our fat free noodles will help you to lose weight as they’re mostly used as part of a meal, but they will certainly help you to reach your goals sooner than usual carbohydrates.


We hope we have given you a closer insight into why our fat free noodles are effective in so many different ways. If you want to find out how you can use them in a simple but tasty recipe, head over to our Sweet Chilli Noodle blog. Make sure you’re following us on our socials too as we’re always using our delicious products to cook up a storm!

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