By   September 18, 2015

De nieuwste ontdekking in Amerika is die van Resistant starch. In Nederland horen we er nog weinig over, maar in . Resistant starch (RS) is starch, including its degradation products, that escapes from digestion in the small intestine of healthy individuals.

In Nederland is het nog niet zo beken maar Amerikanen zijn er inmiddels vol van: resistant starch. Dat is zetmeel die amper verteert in je . Resistant starches are starch molecules that resist digestion, functioning kind of like fiber. Studies show that they have many health benefits.

Resistant starch is a type of starch that isn’t fully broken down and absorbe but rather turned into short-chain fatty acids by intestinal bacteria. Officially, resistant starch is “the sum of starch and products of starch degradation not absorbed in the small intestine of healthy individuals. Resistant starch is a type of starch that is not digested in the stomach or small intestine, reaching the colon intact.

How to Lose Weight Eating Resistant Starch. Starchy foods like potatoes and pasta have had horrible . BNF has published an in depth review in Nutrition Bulletin looking at the potential health benefits of resistant starch. The main points are summarised in the .