Foods rich in carbohydrates such as white rice, potatoes, and even bananas are often avoided by dieters, particularly those who have a desire to lose weight.
Unfortunately, there is also leaving the source of carbohydrates. But, do not worry, there are ways you can do to make more healthy carbohydrates to the body.
Boiled rice with coconut oil, then cool it down
When eaten in balanced portions, a combination of white rice and the side dishes are rich in protein and healthy fats, can be the beginning of a healthy weight loss.
Then, what if you already avoid white rice, but also did not find satisfaction when eating brown rice?
Try to do this, cook rice with coconut oil, then chill, to increase the resistant starch up to ten times, so as to cut half the calories, rather than white rice cooked with water only. The results obtained by the researchers of Sri Lanka's College of Chemical Sciences.
Researchers recommend, add a teaspoon of coconut oil to the boiling water, add half a cup of white rice, and simmer for 40 minutes, then refrigerate for 12 hours. Then heat to your meal.
Eating bananas are not overripe
Resistant starch is considered as a form of dietary fiber, refused to be absorbed fully by your body.
This means that, foods high in resistant starch can help manage blood sugar levels and reduce the absorption of calories.
They also potentially increase the growth of good bacteria, because the starch can be regarded as a prebiotic.
That is not too ripe bananas contain resistant starch is stronger than ripe bananas, eating bananas that are still a little green can be a source of better health.
Eating potatoes were already cold
When cooked and cooled, the source of starchy foods rated higher than the resistant starch eaten while still hot.
Based on studies in ileostomy patients, published in the journal Advances in Nutrition, freshly cooked potato resistant starch has a number of smaller, lower than a potato that has been cooled.
To get the best benefits of potatoes, cook with the skin to increase the intake of fiber and antioxidants. It can also facilitate digestion.