Scientists Agree Pasta Is A Healthy Food

Nov 02, 2015 393

An international committee of scientists and food authorities today released a Scientific Consensus Statement concluding that, contrary to fad diet thinking, pasta should be characterized as a healthy complex carbohydrate-containing food suitable to most diets. For the first time since the original Consensus Statement was introduced in 2004, scientists addressed topics including gluten-free trends, sports nutrition and sustainability.

This was the outcome of The Scientific Consensus Conference on the Healthy Pasta Meal, a scientific conference organized by the non-profit Oldways, the International Pasta Organisation (IPO) and AIDEPI, as part of the V World Pasta Congress, October 25-27, 2015, in Milan, Italy. The conference featured scientists from nine countries exchanging information about their latest research on carbohydrates, nutrition, health, and pasta.

Read more


You may be interested