Kokos Naturals’ banana flour contains resistant starch. Resistant starch is a starch that passes through the body without being absorbed and transformed, as it behaves more like dietary fiber. It is believed that resistant starch has a lot of health benefits, including the ability to stabilize blood sugar, improve bowel function, lower cholesterol levels, improve fat metabolism and increase the sense of satiety.
Resistant starch can be used as a prebiotic supplement to encourages the growth and activity of microorganisms to contribute to improved colon health. Resistant starch is also believed to prevent colon cancer, diabetes and help lower cholesterol levels.