28 10, 2021

BAKED in Science EP59: Cut Carbs & Boost Fiber with Resistant Starch

Sponsored by MGP Ingredients If you’re not familiar with resistant starch, you should be! This power-house ingredient is a unique and interesting form of starch with many applications and benefits. It’s a type of dietary fiber that’s resistant to degradation and digestion. In baked goods, it boosts nutrition and adds functionality as well. In [...]

1 06, 2020

Add Nutrition and Fiber with Resistant Starch

Also known as enzyme-resistant starch, resistant starch is the part of starch that resists digestion (hence the name). But it’s also classified as a dietary fiber that comes with a whole list of health benefits. Nutritional benefits include: Improved glycemic index Controlled insulin responses Gut health Reduced blood glucose spikes after a meal What [...]

5 11, 2019

Creating High-protein, Low-net-carb Bakery Products

Brought to you by MGP Ingredients The high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet trend shows no sign of slowing as consumers continue to look for ways to support their weight loss by consuming lower “net carb” foods.  The KETO diet trend is a good example.  Yet just 2% of bakery products carried high or added protein claims in [...]

6 05, 2019

Baking the Most of Resistant Starch

Resistant starch (RS), or enzyme-resistant starch, has physiological functions similar to dietary fiber. So it enhances the nutritional value of baked goods. And the right kind and levels offers ingredient functionality. There are different kinds of resistant starch?  That’s right, five categories to be exact: RS I: physically inaccessible because it is entrapped in its storage cell. The [...]

28 03, 2019

Potato Starch

Potato Starch What is Potato Starch? Potato starch is a fine, white powdery substance derived from potatoes. Similar to other starches, it is commonly used to thicken, gel, texturize and increase crispiness in baked goods. It is also used in clear soup, confections, fillings, and so on. Properties such as high water-binding [...]

12 12, 2016

Resistant Starch

Resistant Starch Also known as Enzyme-resistant Starch What is Resistant Starch? Resistant starch (RS) is one type of dietary fiber. It’s defined as the total amount of starch and the products of starch degradation that resist digestion in the small intestine of healthy people.1 In baking, it’s used to improve the nutritional [...]

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