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Starch Digestion Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Starch Digestion.

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Weight Loss Supplements: Fact or Fiction?

Whether browsing the Internet, surfing through 500 channels, or flipping through your favorite magazine (or tabloid), you’ll find them everywhere: weight loss supplements that offer quick and easy solutions to shedding unwanted pounds. Simply p...  Read more

Getting Fit with GERD

The relationship between exercise and gastro esophageal reflux disorder (GERD) is a tricky one. For some people, moderate exercise can help reduce GERD symptoms and benefit the body in countless other ways too. In a 2004 study in the gastroenterology...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: Counting ''Net'' Carbs

Since low carbohydrate diets became popular, the phrase "net carbs" has become a fairly regular fixture on the labels of food products. But, if you are not familiar with the term you may be wondering what in the world it means! There a...  Read more

The Truth About Carbohydrates

It’s true. A carbohydrate-rich diet can inflate appetite and girth. Low-carb diets do promote short-term weight loss, but are accompanied by some severe dangers. So what should you do? The truth is, you can have your carbs and eat them too&mdas...  Read more

What Does Digestive Wellness Really Look Like?

Digestion isn't the kind of thing you have to think about much. You eat, and well, digestion just happens. Usually we're more concerned with what we're eating (Is it delicious? Does it meet our nutritional needs?) than what happens after...  Read more

Why use a starch? For me, the answer is that my r
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Why use a starch? For me, the answer is that my registered dietitian recommended that each meal be a mixture of carbohydrates, protein and healthy fats. She thought the SP recommendations for amounts of each were good....  Read more

Resistant starch
Updated 3/29/2016 12:44:53 PM

What have you heard about resistant starches? I am a carboholic and have been having a hard time with cutting them out, I especially love potatoes. I did change my bread to wholegrains but still find it hard to limit it. I know that the starchy...  Read more

Does any one know any substitute for starch? Besid
Updated 3/24/2016 12:30:13 AM

Does any one know any substitute for starch? Besides cauliflower for mashed potatoes. I've tried carrots as pasta. I'm picky but any suggestions would help thanks in advance...  Read more

Weight loss stalled today, feels like digestion is
Updated 3/18/2016 1:38:48 PM

Weight loss stalled today, feels like digestion isn't on track. I ate all of my meals later yesterday. I'm going to real it back in and start fresh today!...  Read more

Resistant Starch?!
Updated 3/29/2016 5:07:35 PM

I've been reading a bit about this lately. I'm allergic to carbs, so I wasn't so sure about it at first. This weekend, though, I picked up a copy of Prevention magazine, and it discussed the topic in greater detail. The "carb" starch actually beco...  Read more

Burn Fat!

Consumption of natural resistant starch has been shown to result in decreased glycemic response in healthy individuals & diabetics. Resistant starch has an impact on weight loss, as it is a starch which goes undigested by the body. Foods with the...  Read more

Vinegar & Diabetes

Vinegar contains acetic acid, which may inactivate certain starch-digesting enzymes, slowing carbohydrate digestion," says lead researcher Carol Johnston, PhD of Aizona State University. Try Vinegar & Oil salads, a splash ontop a couple of French Fr...  Read more

Whole Foods for Health

Learn how a whole foods, starch-centered, plant-based way of eating can help prevent, manage and even reverse serious illness. (vegetarian, vegan, McDougall, PCRM. Diabetes, X, heart, stroke)...  Read more

Celebrity Diet Lowdown: Whatís the Deal with Mariah's Food Combining?

Food combining became popular back in the 1980ís, when the book Fit for Life was published. Written by Harvey and Marilyn Diamond, the premise of the book was that when foods were not eaten in specific ways, the body had a hard time digesting and abs...  Read more

Fiber: Perhaps Not as Simple as You Thought

Since the early 1950's when the term was first coined, dietary fiber has been known as a type of carbohydrate from plant foods that is not digested or absorbed. They are talked about many times based on their two different types, soluble and insolubl...  Read more