Resistant Starches Questions
If you cook/cool/reheat white potatoes does the resistant starch stay intact? Does it matter how you reheat them? Oven/fry/microwave? Cheers
I typically Intermittent fast (leangains style) 16-18 hours every weekday with a 6-8 hour eating window. I've incorporated raw potato starch into my diet, but I think I might be breaking my fast by ingesting the potato starch first thing in... (more)
So, I've been reading about resistant starches and possible beneficial effects on the gut biome. I've been really excited to experiment and this morning I bought green bananas and unmodified potato starch. How much is recommended to start... (more)
Does resistant starch (like raw potato starch), as a type of prebiotic fiber, adversely affect the gut if someone is suffering from dysbiosis? Would it feed the potentially pathogenic bacteria (in my case, Enterobacter cloacae and Klebsiella... (more)
Taking it with quality probiotics and fermented foods should help you out. Seems to have helped clear up some of my issues. But do read that thread as well as other sources.
What are your best resistant starch recipes ideas? Examples: -potato starch mixed with kefir -green plantain chips -potato and coconut milk mash
Can anyone tell me where I can get dried, salted, unripe plantain? Ideally in the UK. I want them because they are a good source of resistant starch and I'd like an alternative to potato starch sometimes.
I wouldnt do it. Cook some rice and potatoes, put it in the fridge, heat again, will give you plenty of resistant starch without all the irritants of an unripe serotonin-rich fruit.
I was recently reading about resistant starches and was interested in trying to increase my intake of them. The thing is, I prefer to get my nutrition from "real" food rather than things that feel a bit contrived, so at the moment I am not... (more)
I believe that if you re-heat your cold potatos (or whatever) higher than 140 F, then the resistant starch in them changes back to digestible starch again.
They are supposed to help with insulin sensitivity and other things. But they are carbs, aren't they? I am a type II diabetic.