When people first jump on board the paleo or low carb / high fat (LCHF) train, they can be very quick to shout from the rooftops that “All carbs are evil. Down with carbs, down with starch…something, something…lift heavy stuff…MMM…Bacon”
Or at least something along those lines.
Starchy carb foods like bread and pasta have been frowned upon due to their ability to flood the body with cheap glucose prompting a significant insulin response that leads to weight gain and a host of health conditions – not to mention the negative impacts they can have on the gut.
But as we learn more about the importance of gut health and its impact on our overall health, we are learning there might be more to the starch and carb story than first thought.
Have you heard about the importance of resistant starch?
Is going completely low carb the answer to your weight loss woes or could it be causing you to put on MORE weight?
And how can you get more healthy carb and starch into your diet without damaging your waistline and your hormones?
Read More →