Pasta Advisory Council Helps Eaters Tailor Pasta Portion Sizes

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.