Learn The Knowledge Of Konjac And Experience The "magic Konjac"
Students from Muchuan Party School and Mabian Party School visited Sentaiyuan Industrial Tourist Scenic Spot, learned konjac knowledge, and experienced konjac gourmet meals
Konjac is a general term for the genus Amorphophallus, which is mainly produced in the tropics and subtropics of the Eastern Hemisphere. my country is one of the origins, and it is distributed in the mountainous areas of Sichuan, Hubei, Yunnan, Guizhou, Shaanxi, Guangdong, Guangxi, Taiwan and other provinces.
There are many kinds of konjac. According to statistics, there are more than 260 varieties in the world. There are 19 species recorded in my country, of which 8 species are unique to my country. The underground tuber of konjac is flat and round, like a big water chestnut. It is very nutritious. It contains a variety of vitamins and mineral elements such as potassium, phosphorus, and selenium. It also contains konjac polysaccharides that humans need, and has low calorie, low fat and high fiber. element characteristics.
Konjac contains a large amount of mannose, vitamins, plant fibers and a certain amount of mucus protein. It has peculiar health care and medical effects, and is known as "magic food".
Konjac has a history of more than 2,000 years as a medicine and food in my country. It is a low-calorie, low-protein, low-vitamin and high-fiber food. This is a kind of high molecular polysaccharide, which belongs to soluble dietary fiber (SDF). After eating, it enters the human body and is easily combined with water to form a sol. The water absorption and swelling rate of this sol can reach tens to hundreds of times. After eating, the digestion and absorption are slow, and it is easy to give people a feeling of fullness. The calories are low, which can help obese and diabetics control their diets. It is an ideal low-calorie and low-fat diet. health food. At the same time, konjac has very good effects on preventing and treating constipation, improving lipid metabolism, lowering blood cholesterol level, improving sugar metabolism, preventing and treating obesity, etc.