or starch block
[ stahrch blok-er or stahrch blok ]
/ ˈstɑrtʃ ˌblɒk ər or ˈstɑrtʃ ˌblɒk /
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.
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- stara zagora,
- starch syrup,
Origin of starch blocker
First recorded in 1980–85
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