Glucomannan vs Konjac - What's the difference?

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Glucomannan is a see also of konjac.


As nouns the difference between glucomannan and konjac

is that glucomannan is a water-soluble polysaccharide used as an emulsifier and thickener while konjac is a foul-smelling plant grown in asia,.

glucomannan

Noun

  • A water-soluble polysaccharide used as an emulsifier and thickener.
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    konjac

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A foul-smelling plant grown in Asia, .
  • A (range of) food product(s) made from the plant, including a flour and a gelatin, used to make noodles and candies.
  • See also

    *(Amorphophallus konjac) *(Konjac) *(commonslite) *(Glucomannan) *glucomannan