11 Mar '12, 5pm

Do Starchy Foods Affect Longevity?

Do Starchy Foods Affect Longevity?

Photo Courtesy Of: Photodisc/Thinkstock Paul Jaminet, PhD is an astrophysicist from MIT and Berkley with a strong interest in health and diet which began after he experienced personal health challenges, which did not respond to conventional medicine. He and Dr. Ron Rosedale, M.D. have recently been having a lively internet debate about whether or not “safe starches” will augment your health. Dr. Jaminet believes that carbohydrates from starches such as potatoes and cooked rice are healthful “safe starches” that, if completely avoided, can lead to “glucose deficiency.” Dr. Rosedale disagrees. According to Dr. Rosedale, all sugars and foods that convert into sugar will have a detrimental effect if eaten. He argues that while a daily bowl of rice’s-worth of carbohydrates may seem like a small amount, it may still make a big difference in terms of your health, especially for t...

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