New Study in Italy, Reveals Pasta Does Not Trigger Obesity

From a study based in Italy, it revealed that eating pasta would not make a human being fat or obese. The study likewise revealed that pasta could associate to lower the level of Body Mass Index or BMI.

According from the news online, a recent study based in Italy revealed that eating pasta would not make a human being obese. The study even revealed that when a human eats pasta, this could link to lower the BMI level.

The Department of Epidermiology, IRCCS Neuromed conducted a survey involving 23,000 individuals and proved that paste can help reduce the possibility of obesity that usually affects the abdomen.

They based their study in the Mediterranean diet of the Italians and conducted it in Pozzili, Italy.

From the point of view of the researchers involved in the study, they do not directly state that paste can lower the level of BMI; rather, stating that it may have a connection to BMI reduction.

The news added that majority of the Italians include pasta in their first course meal by eating small portion only and not considering it as their main meal.

From the statement George Pounis, “By analyzing anthropometric data of the participants and their eating habits.” Adding that, “we have seen that consumption of pasta, contrary to what many think, is not associated with an increase in body weight, rather the opposite. Our data show that enjoying pasta according to individuals’ needs contributes to a healthy body mass index, lower waist circumference and better waist-hip ratio.”

Pounis is actually the first author of the revealed study and shared his statement in a news release.

In case this particular study proved its worth, it will be good news to many people who love to eat pasta across the world and not just in Italy alone.

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