Shirataki noodles are extremely low in fat and calories and if eaten consistently over a period of time in combination with a healthy overall diet, may aid in weight loss. Shirataki noodles are also marketed as a weight-loss product called Miracle Noodles.
Shirataki noodles are composed mainly of water and dietary fibre, with a very low caloric value. Marketed as a food product, they can be purchased in grocery stores. Miracle Noodle states that shirataki noodles have played an instrumental role in helping customers lose weight. Replacing regular noodles and pasta with shirataki noodles may lower overall calorie intake, contributing to weight loss.