"Resistant Starch" Can Reduce Risk of Colorectal Cancer

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By Alabama News Network

If you're worried about red meat increasing your risk of colorectal cancer, you might find some help a little farther down the picnic table.  

A study in 'cancer prevention research' suggests that so-called "resistant starch" in some foods can reduce levels of molecules linked to cancer.  

"Resistant starch" can be found in foods like lentils, beans and cooked-then-cooled potatoes -- including potato salad.

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