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Starch

Starch is the most abundant carbohydrate in plants and is the major source of energy for humans. Resistant starch is a portion of starch that resist human digestive enzymes and instead is fermented by the bacteria in the gut.

This video was created by Armando Faigl in collaboration with CSIRO and is hosted on his Youtube channel.