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Mangia: 7 Great Reasons to Eat MORE Pasta

Looking for more excuses to have another bowl? Here are 10!

Looking for more excuses to have another bowl? Here are 10!

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1. Whole grain pasta contains fiber

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2. It is low in fat

It only has slightly more than half a gram of fat per serving!

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3. It is very affordable

Pasta only caused 1$1 to $2 dollars per pound! The ingredients to make it homemade are extremely affordable as well.

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4. You can add many vegetables to it making it a healthy meal

From zucchini to eggplant to peas, add whatever vegetables you like to your pasta! Below is a great recipe for eggplant pasta!

5. It is part of a balanced diet

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6. It does not take long to cook

Looking to make dinner in a hurry? A simple dish of aglio e olio like the one below is a great option! Pasta only takes around 10 minutes to cook.

7. It can aid in weight loss

Contrary to common belief, pasta can actually aid in weight loss! It is part of the Mediterranean Diet and keeps you full for longer. A study posted in journal BMJ Open found people lost about 1.1 lbs over 12 weeks by having three servings of pasta every 7 days.

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