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Synonyms for starchy

Synonyms for starchy

so rigidly constrained, formal, or awkward as to lack all grace and spontaneity

Synonyms for starchy

consisting of or containing starch


rigidly formal


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[ClickPress, Wed Aug 14 2019] As per the current market trends and the promising nature of the starchy roots market, it can be estimated that the future holds positive outcomes.
You may add berries after a week and small servings of starchy vegetables.
Like many diabetic patients, the first thing that came to Mrs Gregory's mind was that she would be deprived of all her favourite meals since diabetic patients are usually advised to avoid starchy foods, junks and fatty foods like French fries, doughnuts, cakes as well as soft drinks and beverages.
Drink a lot of water during Sohour and eat starchy foods that release carbs only like oatmeal, whole grain breads, starchy vegetables, legumes and pulse.
Although considered starchy vegetables, half the carbs in beans are in the form of dietary fibre which does not convert to blood sugar.
They're delicious, but it's easy to overindulge in these starchy, higher-calorie foods while falling short on healthy vegetables.
In the normal way, cook and then drain the pasta, reserving some of the starchy liquid.
Nicole Kidman is excellent as a starchy matriarch, and is matched by Coppola regulars Kirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning.
Although they ate less vegetables and starchy vegetables compared to the young Hispanic males, but there was no statistical difference.
Munching on those golden sticks of starchy goodness will most certainly accelerate your demise.
In the September 2015 issue of PLOS Medicine, a prospective observational study of 133,468 adults followed for 24 years showed that increased intake of starchy vegetables, including com, peas, and potatoes, was associated with weight gain.
Because potatoes have a high glycaemia index, these starchy carbohydrates rapidly transform into sugars in the body, triggering a sharp rise in blood sugar levels.
A healthy diet should include small portions of starchy carbohydrate at breakfast, lunch and dinner, 2-3 portions of dairy products each day (more for pregnant and lactating women), 2 portions of red meat each week and oily fish 1-2 per week.
The risk is probably triggered by the massive rise in blood sugar levels that all starchy carbohydrates cause.