Konjac is a kind of perennial herbage plant with low energy, low protein, and high fiber, glucomannan is the main component of konjac. Konjac contains more than ten kinds of amino acid required by human body, microelement and unsaturated fatty acid, it is effective in tumor resisting, blood health keeping and weight-losing.
It also has some physical-chemical properties such as water-soluble, fresh-keeping, thickening, stabilization, suspension, gelling, binding , it is not only one kind of natural food additive but also one kind of ideal assistant healthcare food, it is recommended by WHO as one of the best healthcare foods for human being in 21 century.
1. It could reduce postprandial glycemia, blood cholesterol and blood pressure.
2. It could control appetite and reduce body weight.
3. It could increase insulin sensitivity.
4. It could control insulin resistant syndrome and diabetesII development.