This plant indigenous in Asia has been used as a superfood for centuries due to its beneficial effects. The carbohydrate extracted from the konjac plant is a staple in Japanese, Chinese and Indonesian cuisines. Glucomannan is a polysaccharide that the human body lacking a certain digestive enzyme cannot digest. So products made from konjac flour make one feel satiated, they have glycemic index score of zero and they improve bowel movement as well. Due to its phenomenal capacity to absorb water, its volume can increase up to 60 times while passing through the digestive tract cleaning it on the way. It is an ingredient that fits seamlessly into any diet.