Thursday, June 11, 2015

Day 2073 - Pasta Salad

Something you may not know about pasta ...

For those of you who are carb conscious like me you might run a mile when you spot a bowl of pasta.

Apparently we don't have to.

If we eat it cold the molecular structure of the pasta changes which makes it a resistant starch passing through the body as a fibre rather than being absorbed as a sugar (which happens when we eat it hot). So by eating our pasta cool we're less likely to store it as fat.  Isn't  that interesting?

Pasta salad anyone?

Information Source: Redbook Magazine June 2015 (biochemist Janine Jiggins, PhD, University of Colorado).  

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