Category: Full Benefits

3 Levels of Benefits

3 Levels of Resistant Starch Benefits

There are a lot of resistant starch stories floating around – it is sometimes hard to know what to believe. Plant-based groups emphasize food sources like beans, green bananas and cooked and potato salad but refuse to consider resistant starch supplements. Paleo bloggers emphasize supplements of raw potato starch but will not eat foods with Read More …

Childrens Resistant Starch Yogurt Study

Resistant Starch Studied in Children

Children are battling weight gain and obesity as well as adults. They have fewer options, as pharmaceutical options are much more limited in children. A new pilot study was just published in F1000 Research that lays the groundwork for resistant starch-enriched yogurt to help address this problem. And because it was published by the Pennington Read More …

The Importance of Insulin Sensitivity

Insulin Resistance Cycle

When we are young, our metabolism is very flexible and responds quickly to changes in blood glucose. Our tissues are very sensitive to insulin and respond quickly – called insulin sensitivity. When blood glucose levels start to rise, the pancreas releases insulin, which helps to transport the sugar into muscle and tissues, where it is Read More …