Starches make up a large part of the carbohydrates consumed by Americans. Some starches can be metabolized as quickly and even quicker than sugar, which means that they can rapidly increase your blood sugar levels after eating. Reducing your starch and sugar intake is a good way to control your weight and blood sugar levels and improve your cardiovascular risk profile. To avoid being tempted unnecessarily by the foods you are trying to avoid, get rid of them. Look in your fridge, freezer and cupboards and throw away all starchy foods, including all types of breads, breakfast cereals, pasta, cake mixes, frozen french fries and refrigerated cookie dough. If you are not sure whether a food contains starches or not, look at the ingredient list. Anything made from wheat or other grains and their flour contains starches. Potatoes and other starchy vegetables are other starch-rich foods that you should get rid of to help you stick to your no-starch diet. If you usually have rice, pasta or couscous as a side dish, find starch-free sides to accompany your main meal. Substitute these starches with a big salad of leafy greens with tomatoes drizzled with a starch-free salad dressing or stir-fry a generous amount of Brussels sprouts or any other of your favorite vegetables in a little oil. You can replace spaghetti pasta with zucchini pasta.
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You can plan your daily menu by using the following as a guide. Meat: Beef including hamburger and steak, pork, ham unglazed, bacon, lamb, veal, or other meats. While the carb count might be the same with whole-grain starchy carbs as with white starchy carbs, consuming whole grains can improve your insulin sensitivity, according to the Harvard School of Public Health. There are several low-carb flour options to choose from. Craving spaghetti with meatballs? Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 6, times. Avoid margarine and other hydrogenated oils that contain trans fats. Switch to whole grains.