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Seek Out Resistant Starches
Resistant starch, a lesser-known fiber with some of the benefits of soluble and insoluble fiber, is poised to burst onto the nutrition scene with something like a 21-carb salute. Like other fibers, resistant starches defy digestion until they reach the large intestine, possibly contributing to colon health, satiety, management of bodily sugar levels and the presence of good bacteria. They are found in such carbohydrate-rich foods as potatoes, whole grains and beans. Today, challenge yourself to eat something that contains this nutrient.