Yet another reason to eat pasta! (As if we needed one.) Two new review studies have found that eating whole grains regularly can help you live longer. So, it appears that, much like apples, the right amount of whole grain pasta a day keeps the doctor away.
Source: Zong G, Gao A, Hu FB, Sun Q. Whole grain intake and mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Circulation. 2016;133:2370-80.
Source: Aune D, Keum N, Giovannuci E, et al. Whole grain consumption and risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer, and all cause and cause specific mortality: systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies. BMJ. 2016;353:i2716.