The Dukan Diet Vs. the Japanese Food Pyramid

There is a lot to learn from the Japanese food pyramid about staying healthy. For now, let’s focus on these two very important facts about the Japanese food pyramid: It is actually a spinning top with exercise and water on top of the spinning top. With this shape the larger food groups are at the … Read moreThe Dukan Diet Vs. the Japanese Food Pyramid

Why Our Fridge is Never Without Shirataki Noodles (and yours shouldn’t be either!)

Sometimes limitations spark creativity and the Dukan Diet is such a diet that allows you to learn so much about particular ingredients so that you can get the most out of them and enjoy them more. Outside of the 100 allowed foods, shirataki noodles are allowed. Here is why you need shirataki noodles in your … Read moreWhy Our Fridge is Never Without Shirataki Noodles (and yours shouldn’t be either!)

The Weight Loss Miracle of Konjac & Shirataki Noodles

  Shirataki noodles are thin, gelatinous Japanese noodles derived from the extracted glucomannan starch of the Devil’s Tongue, a bulbotuber similar to yam. The starch combined with water and limewater creates konnyaku, which is then cut into traditional shirataki noodles. In addition to their role in Japanese Cuisine, Shirataki is a powerful weight loss and … Read moreThe Weight Loss Miracle of Konjac & Shirataki Noodles