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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

Does it cause constipation or bloatedness?

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Elliefrance 0 · June 14, 2014 at 11:02 AM

Arrow is starch that is easily digestible which is used for the treatment of digestive distress. It is given as easily digestible foods for the people just recovering from long ailment. Women who are pregnant or are breastfeeding should stay away... (more)

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by 5 · about 23 hours ago

Any useful information about glycogen would be helpful. I'm still learning!From what I've put together, starch is mainly used for muscle glycogen while fructose is for liver glycogen. When you're liver glycogen is full, your body thinks it's... (more)

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raydawg 0 · June 05, 2014 at 10:45 AM

That's not entirely true. The liver will convert fructose to glycogen when its stores of glycogen are low, otherwise they become triglycerides.Fructose, while it will increase your appetite, can damage the liver and lead to Non-Alcoholic Fatty... (more)

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by 787 · about 23 hours ago

Can anyone explain why I can eat a tub of ice cream or lots of chocolate everyday with no apparent issues but if I add 'safe' starches instead I start gaining body fat within days? In both cases we're talking about adding in 100g carbs to a... (more)

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by -2 · about 23 hours ago

I have been studying a lot of indigenous tribes and am finding it odd that some of these people, seemingly eating the healthiest of diets (wild game, fruits, and starches, so essentially paleo which would be considered healthy) seem to have... (more)

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thhq 0 · April 17, 2014 at 4:16 AM

http://books.google.com/books?id=_rdgRSPb76MC&pg=PT53&lpg=PT53&ots=IjISoHW5Pd&focus=viewport&dq=huaorani+bloat&output=html_text Quoting this text from "Savages", the Huaorani eat "beyond simple gluttony." Manioc,... (more)

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

So, I've been reading about resistant starches and possible beneficial effects on the gut biome. I've been really excited to experiment and this morning I bought green bananas and unmodified potato starch. How much is recommended to start... (more)

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andrew 0 · April 14, 2014 at 9:39 AM

I started with 2 teaspoons of Potato starch morning and evening, mixed with either kefir, water or beet kvass. The gas was dreadful! So I reduced to just 2 teaspoons evenings. I am now on 4 teaspoons in the evenings and my sleep is hugely... (more)

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by 787 · about 23 hours ago

On trying to reintroduce starch into my diet i realize i simply can't, i don't enjoy eating it much, it sits in me like a bunch of rocks so causes me very undesirable BM related problems, it also seems to make me gain weight so easily, within... (more)

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by 275 · about 23 hours ago

I am doing an anti fungal diet, as I most definitely have a fungal infection. This basically means no starch and sugar Ideally I want to do this for three months. What are the dangers of low term low carb/ ketosis. I have heard of stuff like... (more)

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Albert83BCN 0 · August 15, 2013 at 9:30 PM

We could discuss endlessly regarding if ketogenic diets are good long term or not, here on PH you'll find people that love low carb and has changed their lives, people that will tell you that you're ruining your life, and then some people that... (more)

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by 5 · about 23 hours ago

I'll make this good n concise because it's a fait amount of info When I eat carrots, butternut squash, applesauce, sweet potato, parsnips, I have tummy troubles. This also happens with nuts but it is the worst with the above vegetables. When I... (more)

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VB 0 · July 25, 2013 at 8:13 PM

I don't know what is wrong with you and why you get this reaction. Get tested to find out more. 3 hour lactulose methane hydrogen test for SIBO. GI Effects stool test for pathogens and parasites from Metametrix. Mayo Clinic... (more)

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by 28 · about 23 hours ago

I'm following a higher carb version of Paleo that includes starches like white rice and potatoes and high sugar fruits (I moderate the fructose intake). I find that starch fuels my workouts amazingly but doesn't boost my mental acuity as much.... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 25, 2013 at 6:34 PM

Everyone is different. In this respect, I recommend trying a couple N=1 experiments where for a couple weeks, you limit fruit and increase your starchy vegetable consumption, and then try the opposite for a couple weeks.

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by 5 · about 23 hours ago

might be a silly question but i'm new to working out and was wondering why its better to have these carbs post workout and not that much during the day?..

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Albert83BCN 0 · May 22, 2013 at 9:32 AM

Most carbs release glucose into the blood stream when eaten and in response, they generate an insulin spike, depending on the amount of net carbs they hold, the glycemic index and the quantity you take. Starch carbs are more or less dense in... (more)

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by 3180 · about 23 hours ago

Would you eat up to 4TBS a day of raw, unmodified potato starch--the kind used as a thickener--very cheap--every day for the rest of your life? Let's say doing so gave you an uninterrupted night of sleep, lowered your LDL cholesterol, raised your... (more)

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thhq 0 · April 10, 2014 at 3:01 PM

After my experiment with pectin, no. Raw undigestible carbohydrates gave me gas and constipation at 1-2 tablespoons a day. And my LDL went up, same effect as when I ate a lot of fiber. Cook the starch. Otherwise leave it alone. Raw starch is... (more)

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by 589 · about 23 hours ago

I have come to the realization my body does not like fiber and/or starch. Yesterday I ate some spaghetti squash and celery root-- my stomach was so bloated and I was in such pain for the entire day. I have tried digestive enzymes and HCL nothing... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · March 16, 2013 at 4:10 PM

Sounds like you are FODMAPS-intolerant. It's trial & error to find out what YOU tolerate, but here's a link that may help: http://www.eat-real-food-paleodietitian.com/paleo-diet-and-fodmap.html (more)

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by 40 · about 23 hours ago

Hi everyone, I've got a few questions about substituting some non-starchy for starchy vegetables. Background 3000 calorie diet split 20%/25%/55% carbs/protein/fat (PUFA < 5%, 2:1 O6:O3) Fairly active with 3x pw weight training and 2x pw... (more)

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greymouser 0 · March 14, 2013 at 11:24 AM

There really isn't a question in your question ... you sort of just talked about maybe trying to get more tuber/root vegetables. Are you just looking for encouragement? If you're asking if you should eat more than zero, then personally, I think... (more)

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by 30 · about 23 hours ago

So, maybe I really am just that uninformed, but what EXACTLY is wrong with having 2-3 yams/sweet potatoes or even squash a day? I CrossFit about 4-5 times a week and it seems having these foods are the horrible things to have. What if I am not... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · March 11, 2013 at 7:16 PM

Nobody doing crossfit should restrict starch. Muscle glycogen repletion is a good thing. Nobody should restrict omega-6 from nutritious whole food sources. Eat as many almonds as you want within your caloric framework. I eat raw walnuts <gasp>... (more)

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by 39841 · about 23 hours ago

I thought these Peatarians were nuts, but sure enough, eating one meal of my usual amount of carbs as apples instead of rice (2 med Tango apples instead of ~ 1 cup basmati rice) has raised my temperature a full degree and finally given me the... (more)

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Jan_1 0 · March 01, 2013 at 7:43 AM

Superhumanradio had a podcast where one scientist marked that about 10 grams of fructose minimum enchances glucose metabolism somehow. Its always cold where i live, what makes greatest difference to me is not to do IF and expose yourself sometime... (more)

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by 26 · about 23 hours ago

I recently came across an article about how "resistant starch" is very healthy and has been found to kill precancerous polps in the colon, etc. I have IBS and it hasn't exactly cleared up on the Paleo diet and FODMAPS. I was thinking of buying... (more)

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akman 0 · February 28, 2013 at 9:03 PM

I have been eating 5-20g/day of RS since Jan 1st. My Fasting Blood Glucose has dropped back down to 90 from 120 in that time and I seem to have many of the other benefits associated with it such as lack of hunger and stool consistency. My main... (more)

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by 912 · about 24 hours ago

I just ate my first Japanese sweet potato. It was by far the best starch I've ever roasted. Maybe it was the high quality ghee I got today or the coconut oil. But this sweet potato was better than any yam or white sweet potato I've ever eaten. ... (more)

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jake_16 0 · January 06, 2013 at 5:08 AM

they're frigging awesome. i parboil or steam, then saute until the sugar comes out. pretty much my go-to starch at this point.

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by 608 · about 24 hours ago

Battle of the starches. What's your fave? My personal favorite starch is plaintains because of the versatility. You can fry em, boil em, bake em and eat them like a banana when ripe. I've grown to like them more than the overated sweet potato or... (more)

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nomnomnom 0 · December 12, 2012 at 5:40 AM

Baked sweet potato fries seasoned with cayenne pepper, smoked paprika and salt. Absolutely divine!

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by 388 · about 24 hours ago

I have tried eating a more strict paleo diet without rice or other grains, and mainly veggies, meats, fats, eggs, some healthy oils, and a few fruits and/or nuts. I have always felt icky and my stomach felt kind of....sloshy. I just felt ill and... (more)

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Varelse 0 · November 09, 2012 at 7:28 PM

I know some people do avoid starchy foods, either because they find they don't need them or because the starch exacerbates digestive problems, but if that isn't the case, why not eat starchy foods? If they don't give you problems, there's no... (more)

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by 173 · about 24 hours ago

Just curious to know whether you guys eat bananas regularly on paleo as a starch source. I don't, not really, 'cause I don't really like how it tastes but I'm looking to alternative starch sources, so... Bananas on paleo. Thoughts?

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Thomy 0 · November 09, 2012 at 10:50 AM

Hi, I eat them almost every day. As a natural food I doubt the carbs do any harm. Anyway you probably should stay away from 30 bananas a day

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by 173 · about 24 hours ago

I mean, they all end up as glucose in the end, right? So what's the difference between those two and why is it some people don't count non-starchy vegetables as part of their carb consumption?

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Michael_17 0 · November 09, 2012 at 10:14 AM

I dare say fibre and relative energy density...

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by 12677 · about 24 hours ago

I've been looking into the evidence of the health effects of sucrose or similar glucose-fructose mixtures found in fruit compared to glucose or starch. There's seems to be a fair amount of evidence that fructose can be bad, but most of the... (more)

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Jamie_14 0 · September 21, 2012 at 4:22 AM

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2673878/ "Consuming fructose-sweetened, not glucose-sweetened, beverages increases visceral adiposity and lipids and decreases insulin sensitivity in overweight/obese humans" Its not a study on... (more)

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by 5808 · about 24 hours ago

If you fuel your body with a lot of fat, say a stick of butter, or a half cup of coconut oil per day, then throw a sweet potato and rice on top of that, doesn't your body burn the potato and rice first, storing the fat? So, if you choose the sweet... (more)

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foreveryoung 0 · August 17, 2012 at 12:57 AM

If you are choosing sweet potato or rice, then yes you should limit the amount of fat otherwise you'll eat too many calories. You can't be simultaneously "high starch and high fat" or else you'll just end up overeating on cals. You can be high... (more)

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by 1631 · about 24 hours ago

I have been well within the " Paleosphere " for quite a while. I have noticed many things coming into play that have intrigued me. Paleo is changing, it's the most simple way I can put it. It seems Primal/Paleo used to be all about eating so much... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · August 10, 2012 at 8:44 AM

People have gone far enough to say that Low-carb diets, over long periods of time are nothing but detrimental to health. With that statement I can agree! I think this is an unfortunate turn of the wheel full circle. Every-one can... (more)

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by 748 · about 24 hours ago

Okay so I've noticed every time I eat meat, my tongue is a white-ish grey, no matter how many times I brush it, it stays like that for at least two days. In contrast, on days where I just eat vegetables, avocados, berries, and starchy veggies like... (more)

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foreveryoung 0 · August 03, 2012 at 7:28 PM

Intesting. Are you sure you're drinking enough water/aren't dehydrated? That oculd be the culprit, and hopefully it is. As to your question "is it okay to cut out all meat only have it once in a while?" My own opininion is yes, it is. I'm... (more)

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