five rea­sons to... EAT WHOLE­GRAIN PASTA

Western Daily Press - - Celebrity Wellbeing -

1 WHOLE­GRAIN pasta, above, is rich in healthy car­bo­hy­drates sup­ply­ing calo­ries (en­ergy) the body needs. Com­plex carbs are di­gested slowly, keep­ing your blood sugar steady over time and mak­ing you feel sat­is­fied for longer.

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IT is a good source of fi­bre for a healthy di­ges­tive sys­tem, which will help pre­vent con­sti­pa­tion.

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WHOLE­GRAIN pasta is also a good source of vi­ta­min B which is im­por­tant for a healthy ner­vous sys­tem and me­tab­o­lism.

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IT con­tains pro­tein that helps re­pair cells and tis­sue, re­builds mus­cle, and strength­ens hair, nails and skin.

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WHOLE­GRAIN pasta also con­tains traces of cop­per needed to form con­nec­tive tis­sue and blood cells, se­le­nium which sup­ports im­mune sys­tem and thy­roid gland func­tion, and mag­ne­sium, es­sen­tial for reg­u­lat­ing blood pres­sure and build­ing strong, healthy bones.

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