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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Nutrient Intake of Pasta Dishes

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Pasta is a food we can eat 2 or 3 times a week because they are an important energy source, and contain no fat.

Among the contributions find that it is a source of carbohydrate that is absorbed slowly in the intestine, and it is very important, especially for people who are very active. We provide B vitamins, because they are made with flour, and more if they are comprehensive, they also provide pro-vitamin A (carotene) content is moderate, because it is used to give color of vegetables such as spinach, squash, peppers and tomatoes also provide us with folic acid, such as flour are fortified with this vitamin to prevent neural tube defects during pregnancy.

On the other hand we offer protein, fiber and minerals, among which we find, phosphorus, magnesium and selenium, which is mainly in pasta, calcium, stuffed with cheese and pasta with white sauce, iron, if While pasta is enriched with this mineral, or served with meat. We also provide sodium, which, though dry pasta does not have much of this mineral, but in a variety of fresh pasta company, industry or those who sell, dehydrated sauce.

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