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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. Carbs in potatoes, rice and beans is called 'resistant starch' …

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Can I Eat Bread and Still Lose Weight?

So, you are a bread lover, too? I used to love eating bread. I mean lots of bread. Sourdough bread was my favorite. I went 'hog wild' over it, and I abused it. I used to get the whole grain. Really good. Loved that sourdough taste. And, I loved butter on it. Wonderful! But, I …

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Brown rice: Did you know ‘arsenic’ is in it?

Although, I like rice, I love potatoes even more. We crave particular carbohydrates. Brown rice is nutty tasting and chewy. I used to like eating white rice better. But, I reduced the amount I ate of both as soon as I discovered they had arsenic in it. If you just have to eat rice despite …

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