Tools from Pasta Advisory Council Help Eaters Design Healthy Meals

In response to recent research confirming that very few Americans consume pasta in the healthiest ways, The Barilla Group has released a new portion reference guide to help eaters unlock the health benefits of the Italian staple. When prepared in the right ways, pasta can be a central component of a healthy diet, but American restaurants on average serve portions 480 percent larger than nutritionists recommend.

Call to Action: Reshaping the Public’s Perception of Carbohydrates in a Healthy Diet

The Mediterranean is well-known for its intoxicating cuisines of simple, fresh dishes. According to the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition, this diet is a healthy and sustainable model for everyone. What’s its secret? A hearty dose of carbohydrates.