A new study from the University of Gothenburg shows that children who follow a diet rich in pasta, olive oil, nuts, fruits, and vegetables are less likely to become obese. Find out more about the study and the Mediterranean Diet.
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A new study from Nature Communications shows that a women’s diet before conception is important to the development of a healthy child. Foods rich in Folic Acid, Calcium, and Iron are important components of a healthy diet for women who may become pregnant. View the report from NBC News9 here.
Monterey Country Herald Nutritionist Barbara Quinn gives her opinion of the latest fad diet book “Grain Brain.” The dietitian lets you know why you should think twice before trying these fad diets. Read More Here.
Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer pasta salad and grilling season! Make sure the food you are serving at your summer get-togethers are safe with these food safety tips from AARP.
Do you have Alzheimer’s disease in your family? Dr. Gene Bowman, ND, MPH discusses why you should not be worried about the grains in your diet in this Q&A from GrainsforyourBrains.org. Click ‘Read More’ for the video, Q&A, and more information about your brain and grains.
A new study published in The British Medical Journal revealed that heart attack survivors who regularly consumed a high-fiber diet were less prone to mortality than those who did not. While we already know that pasta and other fiber-rich foods help to lower cholesterol, we are thrilled that there are even more health benefits of […]
Fad diets can be tricky! With all kinds of foods under attack (grains, fats, carbs) award-winning registered dietitian, Gayle Hayes discusses why grains are an essential part of a healthy well-rounded diet. Read more here.
What foods are nutritionists eating when we’re not looking? Health.com asked and nutritionists and their answers may surprise you. Coffee, whole-milk yogurt, and PASTA are all included. Read our news article to see what the dietitians had to say.
For many athletes, September also marks the beginning of Fall running season, as the cool weather makes Fall the optimal training season for long-distance events. We’ve asked registered dietitian, Kim Hoban to weigh-in on how to choose foods to fuel training!
Pasta Fits fans flooded our recent “Pasta Fits Me” Pinterest contest with wonderful images of how they are creating healthy meals, staying active and making memories this summer. Registered Dietitian Diane Welland offers the following tips reflecting the top trends seen from our contest’s leading boards. Read below for some tips on healthy living. Color […]
Tina Ruggiero, “The Gourmet Nutritionist” works closely with the Pasta Fits team to bring you recipes that you will love and that fit into your healthy lifestyle. As we transition to warmer weather, Tina has some advice as to how to stay fit, eat well, and enjoy your summer! 1. With summer upon us, can […]
Keeping pantry staples like dry pasta on hand is always helpful, especially for those days when the fridge and cupboard are a bit bare – no need for pricey takeout or complicated recipes. It’s easy to make a delicious, healthy meal in minutes that will satisfy the whole family. Take a look at some of […]