Citing a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Jeremy Hendon suggests that when we eliminate potatoes from a paleo diet we may be “throwing the baby out with the bathwater,” so to speak. The study in question found that insulin sensitivity improved in people who were given resistent starch (commonly found in foods like potatoes).
It may be too early to draw any big conclusions from this study, but Hendon definitely suggests potatoes deserve reconsideration!
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Hendon’s article appears in Paleo Living Magazine. Together with his wife, Louise, he owns Paleo Living Magazine and Healthy Recipes Magazine.