What kind of pasta should I buy/eat?

Updated 8 months ago by Steven Todd Smith

We’d recommend whole-grain pasta, provided there is no added oil or animal products such as eggs. Because pasta is a source of concentrated calories (mainly due to low water content), it should be consumed in limited amounts—especially if you are trying to lose weight. When buying pasta products, reach for those that list grain as "100%" whole (e.g., "100% whole wheat").

Beyond whole-wheat pasta, you may also consider brown rice pasta, quinoa pasta, and corn pasta, among others.


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