THE GESTATIONAL DIABETIC
Resistant starch is a type of carbohydrate that resists digestion in the small intestine.
Resistant starch has numerous health benefits such as improving gut and bowel health; protecting against a plethora of diseases.
Resistant starch is found in products like bread, cereal, pasta, rice, and tortillas, as well as, legumes, potatoes and snack foods.
Foods highest in resistant starch are beans, lentils, whole grains, and plantains.
Incorporate any of the foods listed: Add beans, lentils, or quinoa to salads. Choose healthy tortillas like corn or blue corn.
Resistant starch helps with weight loss by giving a greater feeling of satisfaction when you eat (satiety) and by lowering calorie intake.