Nutritious Noodle

Pasta incorporating health-conscious ingredients appeals to the halfway healthy

Implications - Indulgent pasta dishes are being upleveled with nutritious ingredients to satisfy the cravings of the modern “halfway healthy” consumer. Infusing noodles with good-for-you benefits such as protein or an extra boost of greens, appeals to the consumer who is trying to make healthier choices but isn’t ready to give up on all their favorite foods. This notes a shift away from extremely health-oriented foods to a much more accessible mode of wellness.
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Cricket-Based Pastas - Bugeater Foods' Protein Pasta is Enriched with Ground Crickets
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This Year and Warm 909 Clicks Pub: Feb 14, 17
Cricket-Based Pastas
Bugeater Foods' Protein Pasta is Enriched with Ground Crickets
Bugeater Foods is a start-up that is currently developing a protein pasta that includes the addition of crickets that are finely ground into a powder. While eating insects is a common practice in... [More]
Fiber-Rich Diet Noodles - The Konjac Skinny Noodles are Weight Loss Food with Natural Ingredients
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This Year and Warm 896 Clicks Pub: Feb 25, 17
Fiber-Rich Diet Noodles
The Konjac Skinny Noodles are Weight Loss Food with Natural Ingredients
The market for weight loss foods is maintaining a strong presence as many consumers aim to shed some pounds or simply stay on top of a healthy lifestyle. The Konjac Skinny Noodles are positioned as... [More]
Pre-Packaged Vegetable Noodles - The Hungry Root Offers Carb-Free Noodle Alternatives
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Average 936 Clicks Pub: Jan 22, 16
Pre-Packaged Vegetable Noodles
The Hungry Root Offers Carb-Free Noodle Alternatives
The Hungry Root vegetable noodles offer consumers a healthy alternative to grains and carbs with peeled veggies sliced to look like pasta that can be eaten under sauces. The brand offers a variety... [More]
Fermented Tea Noodles - The Ishimaru Sanuki Cha-udon Are Made Using Green Tea Extracts
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Average 439 Clicks Pub: Jun 10, 16
Fermented Tea Noodles
The Ishimaru Sanuki Cha-udon Are Made Using Green Tea Extracts
The Ishimaru Sanuki Cha-udon noodles opt for an unconventional flavoring sourced from green tea extract that gives the pasta a unique taste and greenish hue. The noodles are a spin on the... [More]
Nutritious Legume Pastas - These Single-Ingredient Pastas Offer an Alternative to Wheat-Based Pasta
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Mild 434 Clicks Pub: Mar 7, 16
Nutritious Legume Pastas
These Single-Ingredient Pastas Offer an Alternative to Wheat-Based Pasta
‘Really Healthy Pasta’ is launching a line of legume pastas for those that are looking for an alternative to wheat. In recent years, many consumers have begun looking for better-for-you... [More]
Algae Noodle Soups - Kipposhi's 'Clear Chicken Soup Blue' is Made with Spirulina and Ramen
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This Year and Average 204 Clicks Pub: Jan 24, 17
Algae Noodle Soups
Kipposhi's 'Clear Chicken Soup Blue' is Made with Spirulina and Ramen
In Tokyo, Japan, the Kipposhi restaurant is now serving an unusual ramen dish that’s bring called ‘Clear Chicken Soup Blue.’ True to its name, the dish is made with a broth that... [More]
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