A full plate (7.5oz) of regular cooked pasta contains about 300 calories and 2g of dietary fiber, the same amount of NuPasta contains 35 calories and 6g of dietary fiber. NuPasta is also gluten free.
Regular pasta is made with wheat, a starch which has calories. NuPasta is made with the root of the konjac plant which is rich in dietary fiber and has no starch. The absence of starch is the reason why NuPasta is so low in calories.