1. Warshaw, Hope MMSc, RD, CDE, BC-ADM


Natural resistant starch has been consumed from a variety of carbohydrate-containing foods for centuries. Due to the discovery of potential health benefits of resistant starch, it is now being incorporated into a growing array of commonly consumed foods. Added resistant starch in the diet can help consumers increase their fiber intake. Nutritional professionals should explore the potential health benefits of resistant starch and gather ways to help consumers increase their intake to more closely achieve the fiber goals of the Dietary Guidelines.