Daily Health Tips update for August 2:
Nutrition experts preach about all the benefits of whole grains over refined grains, but some people are wary of whole grain pasta because of its texture and taste. Now it’s easy to find a wide variety of delicious whole grains—including gluten free types—on the market.
Slower to digest than refined pasta, whole grain pasta keeps you fuller longer. Here are a few of the tastiest whole grain pastas and their benefits.
Einkorn pasta is made with einkorn wheat, an ancient grain rich in lutein known for vision support. Features 9 grams of protein per serving.
Brown Rice pasta is gluten free and features 4 grams of fiber per two ounce serving. Also contains vitamin B6 for cardiovascular and nervous system support.
Spelt pasta contains gluten and is rich in iron. Features magnesium for muscle and nerve health.
Japanese soba noodles are made with buckwheat and contain phosphorous for bone support. Rinse after cooking or soba will become gummy.
Quinoa pasta is gluten free and contains several minerals, including manganese for metabolism support and bone health.
Source: Runner’s World