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The Downfall of Overcooking Starches

Cooking a starch, such as pasta, rice, or potatoes, breaks down the crystals in the food, making it easier to digest. But overcooking these foods can release an excess amount of sugars. This can cause an increase in your blood sugar level. To keep these sugars in check, only cook these starches until they are barely tender. A bit of firmness will be better in texture, taste, and nutrition.

It’s always beneficial to learn something new! At Pure Living Apartments in Heathrow, Florida, we love to provide you with thought-provoking facts that will make you reflect on different aspects of life.

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