What makes Vermicelli healthy?

Here’s some fun facts about your favorite noodle!

It’s one of the most popular products seen in the noodle aisle of the supermarket. Leading groceries have it in stock and your mom cooks the family’s favorite Sotanghon Guisado with it. What’s the special ingredient? It’s vermicelli! These noodles are also known as glass noodles or cellophane noodles. Here are some fun facts about it:

Vermicelli is Gluten-Free. Gluten-free foods are most often consumed by those who have celiac disease or wheat allergy. Some health benefits purported by a gluten-free diet include: increased energy levels, reduced risk of heart disease and improved digestive health.

It is a low glycemic index carb. Do you have high blood sugar levels? Foods that have lower glycemic index means it takes longer for those foods to raise a person’s blood sugar levels. 

Vermicelli is fat and cholesterol free. Keep your heart healthy and go for vermicelli. Low cholesterol foods decrease our risk of heart disease while fat-free foods have lower calories overall.

It’s made with low sodium ingredients. Low sodium foods help in preventing high blood pressure and kidney disease.