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Confirmed: Benefits of resistant wheat starch

Scientific study confirms low glycaemic potential of Lory® Starch Elara

Scientific studies count it as dietary fibre because it is not broken down into sugar in the small intestine.2 The resistant starch reaches the large intestine almost undigested, where it is fermented3 and broken down by beneficial bacteria of the intestinal flora. This has a positive effect on the body, because the resulting short-chain fatty acid butyrate (butyric acid) is the most important energy supplier for the intestinal mucosa, protecting against inflammation and promoting a healthy intestinal flora.4

For  food with added health benefits

“Awareness of the short- and long-term health effects of dietary fibres is growing among the population. However, it is also important to have a product that does not compromise on quality, taste and processing. As a specialist in wheat ingredients for many years, we have the expertise for all technical matters. We commissioned the scientific study to gather facts about its added health value and confirm that Lory® Starch Elara is indeed processed by the body like dietary fibre, creating end products with added health value,” says Henrik Hetzer, Managing Director of Loryma.

1. European Commission. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Knowledge Gateway. Zuletzt aufgerufen am 10.8.22.
2. Jia-Jia Wen et al. (2022): Resistant starches and gut microbiota. Food Chemistry 387.
3. Bello-Perez, L. A., Flores-Silva, P. C., Agama-Acevedo, E., & Tovar, J. (2020). Starch
digestibility: Past, present, and future. In Journal of the Science of Food and
Agriculture, 100(14), 5009–5016.
4. San Miguel et al (2018). Role of Butyric Acid in Food and Intestinal Health. Zuletzt aufgerufen am 10.8.22.

August 2022