Pasta is a food that has managed to earn itself a place on the tables of all cultures in the world. From the 13th century until today, it continues to be a preferred product by all families due to its practicality, versatility and nutritional value.
According to the annual Report by the International Pasta Organization (IPO), 14 million pasta tons are produced yearly worldwide. The organization states that including this product in a balanced nutritional plan is highly recommended.
This food provides our body a series of carbohydrates thanks to the substances it is made of (wheat flours). In the case of specialties such as egg Spaghetti or egg tagliarini, they provide additional proteins.
We will share some of the benefits mentioned by the scientists specialized in nutrition in four continents in the year 2010 during the 4th World Pasta Congress:
It should be concluded that, since pasta is a source of carbohydrates, it is a key component for a healthy diet and, because of its wide variety of presentations, the perfect dish for all families with different tastes and needs.