Pasta has always been a top nutrition player in our diets, and now this delicious food provides even more benefits
Pasta is fortified with folic acid. Folic acid are important throughout our lives. In a woman’s childbearing years, folic acid is a key nutrient because it helps to prevent some birth defects. There is also new evidence that folic acid may protect against heart disease and some types of cancer
A half cup of cooked pasta contains a mere 99 calories, less than half a gram of fat and less than 5 milligrams of sodium.
Pasta is high in complex carbohydrates, which help give you energy.
An article in the February 1998 issue of The Journal of The American Medical Association reveals that increasing intake of folate and vitamin B6 may help women from developing coronary heart disease. Folate & B6 plays an important role in metabolism, reducing homecysteine levels.
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