06 April, 2018
The research took 2,000 participants and placed them on a 12 week, low-glycemic diet with pasta interspersed throughout meals.
Low-GI diet means low glycemic, which defines the food that has a low glycemic index release sugar slowly into the bloodstream. Now, pasta is also a part of a healthy diet because it includes fruits, vegetables, beans and other low-fat dairy foods. Instead, they discovered that numerous patients actually lost a little bit of weight, so they suggest that pasta could still be part of a healthy diet, even for those who want to lose weight.
However, it seems we no longer need to feel guilty about our dinner choices, because new research suggests that the Italian staple isn't the carb-loaded monster we were once led to believe.
The study looked at 30 randomized controlled trials with almost 2,500 participants who ate pasta roughly three times per week instead of other forms of carbs, and were following what is considered to be a healthy low glycemic index diet.
Despite the study's findings and the many headlines proclaiming pasta to be the new miracle diet food, it's important to put the results into perspective.
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"In weighing the evidence, we can now say with some confidence that pasta does not have an adverse effect on body weight outcomes when it is consumed as part of a healthy dietary pattern".
Foods with a low-glycemic index (low GI) don't usually cause blood sugar to spike.
They didn't find any trials focusing on pasta alone, and they suggest that future trials should be done to examine the impact of eating pasta as part of other types of healthy diets.
Those taking part in the study ate an average of 3.3 serving of pasts per week in conjunction with a low-GI (low-glycaemic) diet.
"If you want to lose weight, look at portion control, a diet that is tailored to your needs, and up your exercise so that you're burning off more calories than you eat".