Great strides forward are being made in the fitness, health, and wellness space every year. In labs, rigorous testing can be applied to food/fuel sources to qualify how they affect the body in its different states of exertion. UCAN’s founders were looking for a cure for a rare genetic disease when they discovered a process of cooking a starch that led to long-lasting energy. While they didn’t find a cure for the disease, they were able to create a Superstarch that offered the afflicted with a better quality of life. And, as an incredible secondary benefit, the manipulated starch offers athletes long-lasting energy that is keto-friendly. During this episode, Drew speaks with one of the founders of UCAN, Peter Kaufman about how the team discovered the starch, how it improves workouts, and why it is a perfect addition to a keto diet.
[6:54] How Peter became involved with the Feldman’s and eventually created the UCAN product designed to cure a young boy's life-threatening disease.
[14:14] Peter explains how Superstarch, the revolutionary carbohydrate was discovered.
[18:29] How the company’s founders realized Superstarch was more than medicine for glycogen storage disease.
[25:03] Some of the first professional athletes to try UCAN noticed less fatigue during work-outs.
[26:36] What happens when the Superstarch is ingested and why it’s a perfect fit for a keto diet?
[31:42] Peter describes what differentiates Superstarch from regular corn starch.
[33:19] The products UCAN offers and Drew describes the metrics from his 7-day challenge.
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