Is the nutritional information listed on each box of pasta for cooked or uncooked pasta?
This information is for 2 ounces of uncooked pasta.
Is Barilla Pasta a healthy food?
Yes. Barilla Pasta is a good source of thiamin, folic acid, iron, riboflavin, and niacin. Pasta is also low in sodium and fat, and is a cholesterol-free food. When eaten in proper amounts and combined with healthy accompaniments, pasta can provide the foundation for a healthy, low-fat diet. Healthy accompaniments include fiber- and nutrient-rich vegetables, low-fat meats, fish, and poultry.
Is pasta fattening?
No. Pasta itself is not fattening. Pasta, a low-fat food, becomes fattening only when it is consumed in quantities larger than the body requires and/or when it is combined with large amounts of fat-rich ingredients such as oil, butter, cream, cheese, sausage, meat, etc.