Pasta is not the enemy, according to an Italian study published in the journal Nutrition & Diabetes. Researchers discovered people who eat pasta typically have a lower body mass index (BMI), waist and hip circumference, and waist-to-hip ratios. Stock up on whole wheat pasta, though. Whole grains pack more protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals than refined grains—and fewer calories. Still don’t believe us? Read pasta is great for you—and these 3 dishes prove it.
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