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Last week we told you in part one of this blog that there were five factors that influence starch digestibility in the small intestine. Here they are in more detail.
1) Source of starch
Over 80% of the starch in oats is digested in the small intestine, whereas less than 30% of the starch in whole-corn and barley is digested in the small intestine. Starches are made of sugars, predominantly gluco…
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