Known for its health benefits for 2000 years in China and Japan, Shirataki is made from the root of a plant called the Konnyaku Imo. Shirataki is made only from the soluble fiber of the plant, as such it only contains a healthy soluble fiber known as glycomannan. Since it is only made of soluble fiber, it is remarkably Low in Calories. Miracle Noodles absorb the flavors of any sauce or dish you prepare. Use Miracle Noodle as a pasta substitute in any dish dramatically reducing calories. Finally, you can have your pasta and eat it too! They are the ultimate Guilt Free Noodle. Now you know why we call them Miracle Noodles!