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Resistant Starch

Resistant Starch

Ingredion acquires potato starch manufacturer Western Polymer
Ingredient supplier Ingredion Incorporated has acquired the operations of Western Polymer, a company focused on the production of native and modified potato starches for food and industrial applications
Pass the Potato Salad this summer
There is good news for potato salad lovers just as the season for chilled potatoes officially heats up. New research published in the scientific journal Food Chemistry adds to the growing body of evidence that shows that cooking and cooling potatoes can significantly increase the amount of Resistant Starch (RS).
Colorful potatoes may pack powerful cancer prevention punch
Researchers of Penn State University discovered that compounds found in purple potatoes may help kill colon cancer stem cells and limit the spread of the cancer.
Simple cooking method with oil creates heat-stable resistant starch in rice, claim researchers
Scientists have developed a new, simple way to cook rice that could cut the number of calories absorbed by the body by more than half - by transforming part of the soluble amylose in resistant starch.
 Fibe Biotics
Food fibres are considered as beneficial for our immune system. However ‘considered’ is not good enough;the European guard dog EFSA needs sound scientific evidence based on effects on healthy human people before health claims for these compounds are ap...
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Penford Food Ingredients launched a potato-resistant starch, PenFibe™ RS, which allows manufacturers to add dietary to a wide variety of food applications. PenFibe RS features a low water-holding capacity for increased solids/bulk without affecting pro...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
About 25 years ago, scientists studying cereal grains discovered a starch that didn't exactly act like a starch;it acted more liker a fiber. Specifically, it was resistant to digestion and didn't break down until it reached the lower intestinal tract. ...
Saturday, October 1, 2011