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"Resistant Starch" A healthy way of eating starches

2 years ago

Does anyone cook their starches previously, cool, then reheat and eat? Resistant starch is a carbohydrate that resist digestion in the small intestine and ferments in the large intestine. As the .fibers ferment they act as a prebiotic and feed the good bacteria in the gut.

How to Add Resistant Starch to Your Diet

Try cooking rice, potatoes, beans, and pasta a day in advance and cool in the refrigerator overnight. It’s ok to reheat the starch before eating. Reheating doesn’t decrease the amount of resistant starch.

John Hopkins Guide to Resistant Starch

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