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Resistant Starch

Don't Resist This Starch

Alan Christianson | Posted 04.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

The more your blood sugar goes up and down, the more you gain weight and the more you are at risk for the complications of diabetes. Resistant starch helps stabilize your blood sugar more than any other known compound.

The Health Benefits of Sweet vs. Regular Potatoes

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

Why do sweet potatoes get "superfood" status while regular potatoes are vilified? Here's why both tubers deserve a place on your plate. It's time to set the record straight on spuds.

Why You Should Eat Potatoes Or Beans With That Steak

Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 08/05/2014 07:44 PM EDT on LiveScience Eating your steak with a side of potatoes and beans may be on...

The Next Hot Supergrain?

Frances Largeman-Roth | Posted 11.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Frances Largeman-Roth

And if you compare the fiber content of freekeh to other grains, it blows them out of the water. And as anyone who has ever been on a diet can tell you, the more fiber you eat, the fuller you feel and the easier it is to lose weight.

What We Can Learn From Fad Diets

Carole Carson | Posted 05.30.2011 | Home
Carole Carson

In the unending and increasingly urgent quest for weight loss, we Americans have an abundance of diets to choose from. Faddish diets come and go so fast we can barely learn their formulas.

Resistant Starch Foods: Will They Make You Thin?

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It's like the anti-Atkins diet. Resistant starch foods will make you thin, says Health magazine. These foods help people "eat less, burn more calorie...

You Can Get And Stay Slim On Carbs!

Ellen Kunes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ellen Kunes

New evidence suggests eating the right carbs is the best way to get and stay thin. Certain carb-rich foods act as metabolism boosters and appetite suppressants in your body.