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Mashed Potatoes & Gravy!

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!  Hope you all are doing well as we enter the holiday season along with all of the decadent food choices we’ll soon encounter. Well, here’s a pro-tip for those of you who cook. Mashed potatoes and gravy can be made simply with no fat. Pile your plate high with these beautiful spuds, […]

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Happy New Year!

Dear Reader – Thank you for following along as I rejuvenated and relocated potato-related articles from my VegetablePharm blog. From here on out I will only be posting new material, and I’ll open the comments so that we can get into some fun discussions. The theme of this blog will be weight loss and health […]

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Intro to Resistant Starch

Some good info on resistant starch. Much of this info is found in my book, The Potato Hack: Weight Loss Simplified, but it’s been updated to include new developments in our understanding of resistant starch. Resistant starch (RS) is starch that does not get digested in the stomach or small intestine and enters the large […]

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Plantains as a Potato Substitute

If you do not like potato starch-based resistant starch supplements, try plantains!  Plantains are a very healthy, fiber and resistant starch filled food source. A great prebiotic. It’s always a bit of a gamble buying raw starches in the hopes that the RS was not destroyed in the processing, or that it is really even […]

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Resistant Starch Content of Popcorn Makes it a very Healthy Snack!

Popcorn contains high amounts of resistant starch, fiber, and other vitamins and minerals. It’s a “whole-grain” and can be consumed as part of a healthy diet. A corn starch product known as Hi-Maize is used in many gut health studies. Hi-Maize is the starch from corn that is bred to be high in resistant starch, […]

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Phat Man Potato Diet Podcast

Darren The Phat Man McDuffie graciously invited me on his podcast to discuss the potato diet as discussed in The Potato Hack: Weight Loss Simplified. Listen to me talk to Darren “Phat Man” McDuffie on Perfectly Healthy and Toned Radio Show.

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