18.04.03 Free the Pasta!!

April 4, 2018
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A Little Pasta A Day…
Keeps The Doctor Away? ==============================================

New study shows eating PASTA may actually help you LOSE weight.

Flip: Say What?

‘The study found that that pasta didn’t contribute to weight gain or increase in body fat. In fact analysis actually showed a small weight loss.’



Dr John Sievenpiper, Lead Researcher

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Study Details

  • Nearly 2,500 participants – ate a little more than 3 servings of pasta a week.
  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup.
  • Pasta replaced other carbs.
  • Pasta part of a broader low glycemic (low-GI) diet (i.e. no bread).

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But…Why Did Pasta Lead To Weight Loss?

Researchers aren’t 100% sure…but say : “lower-GI foods have been shown to be more satiating and delay hunger and decrease subsequent energy intake.

Translation? A little pasta may have made eaters feel fuller, longer.

Why all this confusion about carbs vs. no-carbs etc? Maybe it’s this: “We learn nothing about nutrition, claim medical students” (BBC) – Worth a read:

by Jenna Lee,

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