konnyaku


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kon·nya·ku

 (kŏn′yä′ko͞o′)
n.
See konjac.

[Japanese; see konjac.]
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The reason for their good health also lies in the healthy traditional food of the town as the town takes the credit for invention of famous health food of Japan called Konjak (pronounced in Japanese as Konnyaku) made from the Asian plant Amorphophallus konjac and has great health benefits with negligible calories in the various forms of processed Konjac.
Dew Puff face and body cleansing natural sponges are 100% plant-based products containing only one ingredient, konjac root, also known as elephant yam or konnyaku in Japanese.
Shirataki (Japanese for “white waterfall”) is made from the root of the Asian konnyaku or konjac plant, which consists primarily of a dietary fiber called glucomannan.
The noodles are made of water, tofu, and Konnyaku, a member of the yam family.
TOKYO - Japan has invoked a safeguard curb on arum root imports used for ''konnyaku'' jelly because of a rapid increase in imports from Myanmar, government officials said Thursday.
Cis-N-(p-Coumaroyl) serotonin from Konnyaku, Amorphophallus konjac K.
The "kitchen cook friendly" recipes range from Flower Power; Blue Agave Tequila Sorbet; and 'Raw' Honey Florentines, to Konnyaku and Lime Noodle Granita; Japanese Green Tea; and Luscious Fruit Tart, Sweet Alternative is an expansive and innovative showcase collection of decorative, artistic, fulfilling, exotic, and flavorful foods.
Japan currently protects other agricultural products such as peanut, beans, raw silk and ''konnyaku'' yam, a vegetable root used in Japanese dishes, with high tariffs.
There was also sushi wrapped in a green leaf, mixed vegetables with raw fish that had been "cooked" in citrus juice, konnyaku (a kind of calorie-free grey jelly), and shishito (a vegetable that looked like a jalapeno but had a very subtle taste).
Popular examples would include the relatively new raspberry ketone ingredient from Kanebo Foods, and the food staple konnyaku glucomannan non-caloric fiber source.
The sweets have a number of different brand names including ABC Mini Fruit Bites, Fuji Coconut Flavor Jelly, Troofy Gels, Rolin Mango Jelly Cup, New Century's Choice, New Choice Mini Fruit Gels, Jn Jin Konjac Coconut Mini Gel Snack and Healthy Konnyaku Jelly.
They are sold under the following brand names: ABC Mini Fruit Bites; Fuji Coconut Flavor Jelly; Healthy Konnyaku Jelly; Jin Jin Konjac Coconut Mini Gel Snack; New Choice Mini Fruit Gels; New Century's Choice; Rolin Mango Jelly Cup; Troofy Gels.