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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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Whisk the egg yolks together in a bowl, add to this the cream, grated Parmesan and a half cup of the starchy water.
html) Organic Facts , the starchy vegetable is roughly 70 to 80 percent water, which makes up most of its weight.
Since the consumption of lutein/zeaxanthin, as well as lycopene can affect general health and eye health, the expected outcomes of this study would help researchers to educate nutritionally the Hispanic groups to improve consumption of vegetables, fruits and starchy vegetables thus increase the intake of these healthy nutrients, such as lutein/zeaxanthin and lycopene.
Acrylamide forms in starchy foods fried at high temperatures, and is termed a carcinogen by US government health agencies.
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.
In 2015, the potatoes category accounted for 95% of total volume sales of starchy roots in Australia, recording 1% growth to reach sales of 484,000 tonnes.
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.
In addition, while respondents felt starches only represented 23% of their daily diet, the survey showed many consumers may be eating more starchy foods than they realized, with 83% indicating they consumed a starchy food like bread within the most recent 48-hour period; 65% snacked on crackers, chips or pretzels; and nearly 60% ate potatoes in some form.
Eating starchy vegetables such as corn and potatoes, especially with butter, was linked to weight gain.
Euromonitor International's Starchy Roots in Germany report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Who doesn't need another recipe for salty, starchy, creamy potatoes?
If you are bulking up - try to increase your protein and carb portions on your plate, if trimming down - do the exact opposite and keep your carbs and protein to just half your plate, filling the rest with non starchy salads and vegetables.