Category: Moderate 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 …

The Microbiome and Resistant Starch

Resistant starch and the microbiome

Over the past decade, there has been a growing awareness that the bacteria and other organisms that live in our gut —called the microbiome— are important. In addition to diet and exercise, certain gut bacteria are correlated with, and potentially contribute to, numerous health conditions. What we eat significantly changes the composition of the microbiome, Read More …