Safe Starches

The Paleo Summit – Day 4

There’s another fantastic line up today! We have Nora Gedgaudas, author of “Primal Body, Primal Mind“, organic chemist Dr. Mat Lalonde, and Amy Kubal, registered dietitian and nutritionist Nora Gedgaudas talks about Safe Starches: To Eat or Not to Eat? Safe starches have received their fair share of attention — and no shortage of controversy [...]

Paleo Diet: More Commentary On Safe Starches

Just when you thought that the commentary on safe starches was over, Dr. John Briffa posted a follow-up post on his drbriffa.com blog entitled “Is There Such a Thing As A ‘Safe Starch’?”. “Every so often the nutrition blogosphere explodes with interest and much-fevered writing about a topic for debate. Not so long ago, I [...]

The Paleo Diet and Safe Starches

Over the last week or two, there has been a lot of buzz around the interwebs about the topic of “safe starches”. Paul Jaminet introduced the term, through his Perfect Health Diet book, and supporting blog. According to Jaminet, the “safe starches” are taro, plantains, yams, white potatoes, sweet potatoes, white rice and berries. Jaminet [...]