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starch blocker

or starch block

[stahrch blok-er or stahrch blok] /ˈstɑrtʃ ˌblɒk ər or ˈstɑrtʃ ˌblɒk/
noun
1.
a substance ingested in the belief that it inhibits the body's ability to metabolize starch and thereby promotes weight loss: declared illegal in the U.S. by the FDA.
Origin of starch blocker
1980-1985
First recorded in 1980-85
Related forms
starch-blocking, adjective
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