Category: Sources of Resistant Starch

New wheat and rice resistant starch

The story of resistant starch continues to evolve. It is exciting to see new natural food sources of RS2 resistant starch emerge. Hopefully they will have a wider variety of taste and process tolerance than previously available. Wheat The United States Department of Agriculture has been developing wheat hybrids with higher levels of resistant starch. Read More …

Resistant Starch in Foods

Once you’ve become interested in the health benefits of resistant starch (RS), you are going to want to know where to get it. Just like “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” by Laura Numeroff. (That mouse now wants a glass of milk, if you don’t remember the popular children’s story.) I do not know Read More …

Raw Banana Starch – Yes or No?

Green bananas are rich in resistant starch

Raw Banana Flour is now being promoted as a natural source of resistant starch. At first glance, it seems to be an ideal ingredient for supplementation. Maybe, maybe not… There are a few caveats to consider: 1.  Under-ripe bananas are an excellent source of resistant starch, but as the bananas ripen, the starch naturally converts Read More …