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starched

slang In mixed martial arts, knocked unconscious. He talked a big game during the pre-fight press conference, but he ended up getting starched in the first few minutes.
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starchy

1. Containing a lot of starch. If you're having trouble anything food down, try simple starchy foods like bread, rice, or potatoes.
2. Having the feeling of being treated with a lot of starch. The sheets in this hotel are way too starchy.
3. slang Craving starch-rich food. I don't usually go for mashed potatoes, but I'm feeling a little starchy today.

starched

and starchy
mod. alcohol intoxicated. (see also stiff.) No, he wasn’t quite stiff, but he was starched.
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starchy

verb
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So, it is not true that diabetic patients cannot eat starchy foods, it is the portion size; specifically carbohydrate size that matters and like I said earlier the portion depends on the individual.
Add the pasta to the pan and thoroughly coat in the white sauce continually stirring, add more of the starchy pasta water if necessary.
Comparison of fruits, vegetables and starchy vegetables intake between young and old, and between male and female Hispanic subjects living in the same household in Los Angeles, California.
Starchy carbohydrates are often high in fibre and low in fat.
Whenever a study suggests that starchy foods are a problem or that saturated and other fats are a necessary and desirable part of the diet, conventional wisdom comes to the fore and the advice of the past 35 years is once again uncritically trundled out.
"Of everything we eat, highly refined and rapidly digestible starchy carbohydrates produce the most insulin," said David Foreman, retired pharmacist, author and radio host of "The Herbal Pharmacist." "This insulin puts fat cells into storage overdrive, promoting weight gain."
AUSTIN, Texas -- Who doesn't need another recipe for salty, starchy, creamy potatoes?
If you are bulking up - try to increase your protein and carb portions on your plate, if trimming down - do the exact opposite and keep your carbs and protein to just half your plate, filling the rest with non starchy salads and vegetables.
Oh, and even potatoes and corn.It's very difficult to lose weight when you're piling on starchy foods.
Start with starchy foods - always include foods like bread, rolls, bagels, wraps, rice, pasta or potato.
The timing of you starchy carbohydrates is imperative to not feel the carb coma after breakfast, lunch or your evening meal!
The germ (a plant embryo), a starchy endosperm to provide food, and water, all protected by the outer hull.
And visiting a tribe of huntergatherers in Tanzania, she realises starchy tubers are crucial to survival when meat is scarce.
The results of the testing, performed at ages two and six months, were correlated with the infants' exposure to starchy foods, a significant source of sodium.