October 01, 2013

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NoOodle is made of 97% water & 3% soluble fiber also known as Glucomannan fiber. Glucomannan is a water-soluble dietary fiber. Derived from the roots of the Asian Konjac plant, Glucomannan boasts many health and wellness benefits.

Top 10 Benefits of Eating NoOodle

  1. Zero calories— the glucomannan in NoOodle contributes no calories and when consumed as part of a meal reduces the net caloric content of the meal.  The calories come from what else one puts on the noodles.
  2. Lowers calorie uptake— the glucomannan in NoOodle increases the viscosity of the gastro-intestinal content and reduces rate of food (calories, fat, cholesterol, sugar) absorption in the small intestine.  The net effect of consuming a meal with NoOodle is that one absorbs less calories from the other foods eaten with it.
  3. Promotes satiety— the glucomannan in NoOodle is made up largely of water which fills one up quickly giving the feeling of satisfaction.  One tends to eat less when NoOodle is part of the meal.
  4. Delays hunger— the glucomannan in NoOodle increases the viscosity of gastro-intestinal content and extends the feeling of fullness so one doesn’t feel hungry for an extended period of time.
  5. Modulates glucose spikes— the glucomannan in NoOodle reduces the rate of glucose absorption in the small intestine and prevents blood glucose from spiking (clinically proven to be more effective than xanthan gum and psyllium).  Stirring in NoOodles into ice cream and parfaits helps one enjoy treats with less absorption of sugar.
  6. Modulates insulin surges— the glucomannan in NoOodle, by slowing glucose uptake in the small intestine, reduces the body’s need for insulin.
  7. Cholesterol reducing agent— the glucomannan in NoOodle, by virtue of its viscosity, traps the cholesterol from foods and also the cholesterol released by the body and prevents it from being re-absorbed.  A meal containing NoOodle in addition to flushing out cholesterol from the GI tract will also contribute to reducing cholesterol in the blood cholesterol.  Cholesterol reduction is further enhanced when glucomannan is combined with other cholesterol reducing agents such as plant sterols and chitosan.
  8. Regularity / laxative effect— glucomannan is a dietary fiber and prevents constipation by increasing bulk in the colon without the discomfort associated with most other dietary fibers.
  9. Anti-inflammatory activity— although the mechanism is still being investigated, the positive effect of glucomannan on skin inflammation is well known among its users.  For centuries NoOodle like products have been part of Eastern traditional medicine.
  10. Prebiotic activity— serves as food for bacteria in the colon and helps enhance immunity.  Foods that promote the growth of healthy bacteria have innumerable health benefits for people of all ages and genders.

The Oakland Press – NoOodle Soup: For a quick, easy guilt-free meal

The Oakland Press | Posted: 10/14/13 | By Vicki Arsenault

How would you like a soup that is all natural and gluten-free, with an ingredient that offers no calories, no net carbs, no soy and no preservatives?

Self-taught Chef Terri Rogers, founder of the NoOodle ™ Company has created a variety of recipes centered on this ingredient.

I recently had the opportunity to try a couple soups made with the NoOodle noodle. I have to say, I was excited to give them a try. After reading what the key ingredient in NoOodle soups has to offer – including health benefits – I was curious about the taste.

I tried two different soups from the NoOodle™ Company, Chicken Noodle and Tomato Risotto. They each came packaged in 16.9 oz. boxes. A full list of the all-natural ingredients includes the key ingredient, the Yam Noodle. The yam-based noodle is what Chef Terri Rogers and her company is all about. Consumed in Japan for centuries, where Rogers first discovered it and brought it to America, led to the creation of her company.

Read full article on The Oakland Press website


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