Pasta lovers rejoice! Turns out, that your favorite Italian treat could be part of your healthy diet, and may not even induce weight gain.
According to a new study by St. Michael’s Hospital, unlike most ‘refined’ carbohydrate, which are rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream, pasta has a low glycemic index.Low glycemic index foods doesn’t cause a sudden surge in blood glucose levels. They cause smaller increases in blood sugar levels than those caused by eating foods with a high glycemic index.
The study is published in the journal BMJ Open, ran a systematic review of all of the available evidence from randomised controlled trials.