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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

Toasting Bread vs Starch
Updated 8/13/2014 9:36:46 PM

I am not diabetic but my brother is. He told me this afternoon that toasting bread reduces starch (carbs). I highly doubt that, but just checking. This is probably a question for Becky....  Read more

Dear Experts: Can creatine be bad for digestion?
Updated 7/6/2014 9:53:37 AM

There's a lot of good research on the benefits of creatine. However, I am experiencing at least one side-effect, and possibly one more. Interested in knowing if our experts have heard anything about either: 1) Creatine upsets my stomach. It can...  Read more

Please Read !! Corn starch / who knew ?
Updated 2/3/2014 4:45:13 PM

I posted this in spark café with no response . Hoping you others can help me ...have I been sabotaging my diet ? I had no idea , I use this multiple meals a week ! who knew ? Did You ? Live strong says : Corn Starch & Weight Loss Last U...  Read more

corn starch / who Knew ?
Updated 2/1/2014 3:55:31 PM

I had no idea , I use this multiple meals a week ! who knew ? Did You ? Live strong says : Corn Starch & Weight Loss Last Updated: Aug 16, 2013 | By Jake Wayne Caption Corn starch can interfere with your attempts to lose weigh...  Read more

are corn and potatoes vegetables or grains? starch
Updated 11/6/2013 4:35:01 PM

Ive heard different things on the subject. Could someone explain to me?...  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: What’s the Deal with Mariah's Food Combining?

Food combining became popular back in the 1980’s, 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