Definition of 'starchy'
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Two servings of starchy foods a week. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is also a tendency to eat more starchy and sugary foods and put on weight. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There has been growing concern that starchy foods may not be as healthy as previously thought. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It occurs naturally when some starchy foods are fried. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Also that there should always be three times as many vegetables as starchy foods. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)She was popular and not at all stiff or starchy. AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)Too much yeast in his gut means starchy and sugary grub is fermented into alcohol. The Sun (2013)The diet of a malnourished person may be high in starchy foods but is invariably low in protein and essential minerals and vitamins. Geography Basic Facts (1983)I was also eating a lot of starchy carbs. The Sun (2013)Too many sweet and starchy foods flood the body with insulin, which encourages the body to retain fat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I still eat carbs but less starchy ones such as vegetables, sweet potatoes and couscous. The Sun (2013)She adds: 'If you cut starchy foods from the diet then you burn body fat instead. The Sun (2010)One portion of starchy food such as a wholegrain sandwich, a wrap or a handful of couscous, rice or pasta. The Sun (2013)While some of the acting is as starchy as the stiff upper lips on parade, the movie has a singularly home-grown charm. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And I restricted other starchy foods such as rice, pasta and potatoes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A regular intake of salad, cereals and pasta provide starchy carbs while eggs, dairy foods and lean meat give me protein. The Sun (2012)Instead I was doing what was advised at the time, which was to eat a lot of starchy foods such as pasta and potatoes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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