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Resistant Starch: A New Superfood for Your Digestive System

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

April 6, 2018

  • All starches are not created equal
  • Resistant starch: A superfood for your digestive system
  • Where to find these health-giving starches in your diet

A large part of the carbohydrates in your diet comes from starches. Potatoes, breads, pasta and rice all fall into this category.

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I’m not a fan of these types of starchy foods. That’s because when you eat too many of them they can drive your blood sugar up and lead to metabolic disorders. So these are some of the foods I consistently advise my patients to cut back on.

However, there is a certain type of starch that has garnered more and more interest over the years. It’s called “resistant starch”. And it falls into an unusual category. Along-side being a starch, it’s also a highly-fermentable insoluble fiber. Continue reading