Eating Beans, Rice, Pasta And Bread: Which One Is Healthiest?

If you’ve read any number of my posts, you may remember my struggle with the idea of limiting high glycemic foods like potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. Blood sugar ups and downs really isn’t the best for our health. Intellectually, I know this, but putting it into practice may be quite another feat being we are ‘hooked’ on certain staple foods. Continue reading “Eating Beans, Rice, Pasta And Bread: Which One Is Healthiest?”

Does Eating Starch Help Me Lose Weight?

Which starch is better to eat for weight loss? If high spikes in blood sugar is not healthy, then slowly digested starch (which is fermented in the large intestine by bacteria) should provide ‘extended energy release’ which will make us feel satiated longer than refined carbs. Continue reading “Does Eating Starch Help Me Lose Weight?”

Are Resistant Starch Foods like Potatoes, Rice and Beans Good for You?

Are resistant starch foods good for you? Potatoes and rice are essential staples in many societies. But, is all starch healthy? It seems to depend upon if Continue reading “Are Resistant Starch Foods like Potatoes, Rice and Beans Good for You?”