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Study Shows Eating Gluten Does Not Impair Cognitive Function

There are many factors that affect cognitive function – age, genetics, physical activity, lifestyle choices and more – but for healthy adults eating gluten isn’t one of them.  A new study, published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), looking at long-term intake of gluten and cognitive function in women found eating gluten, at any level, does not impair cognitive function in middle-aged women without celiac disease.   […]

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Why Eating Pasta Is Good For You

In honor of National Nutrition Month, Share the Pasta is reminding you of the many reasons why eating pasta is good for you. Research from Frontiers in Nutrition found that after analyzing the diets of adults and children who eat pasta, pasta consumption in both children and adults is associated with a better diet quality […]

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New 2020-2025 US Dietary Guidelines for Americans Released

On December 29th, the USDA released the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA). The guidelines are science-based recommendations designed to encourage Americans of all ages – birth to older age — to choose healthy dietary patterns that promote health and prevent disease. New to this edition is guidance based on a life stage approach and […]

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Pasta Linked to a Lower Risk of Death in Latest Study

We can all agree that “a lower risk of death” is something we are all after. What might be harder to sort out, is how exactly to go about achieving it. According to new research, the answer might be linked to getting sources of protein from plant-based foods, rather than from meat-based. Luckily, pasta and […]

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Comfort Food sees a Renaissance During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 Pandemic has altered nearly every aspect of our lives. From working remotely to virtual hangouts with friends and family, 2020 flipped everything on its head. However, perhaps one thing that remained the same during all this change was the familiarity of comfort food. The love of comfort food, and pasta as a mainstay […]

Pasta Spotlight

Q&A with Dixya Bhattarai, MS, RD/LD

So much has changed throughout 2020 with the COVID-19 Pandemic sweeping the globe. However, there is one thing that does remain the same, and that’s summertime and the delicious recipes to go along with the season! If you’re in need of seasonal ideas that are still easy to cook from home during this time of […]

Q&A with Chef Abbie Gellman, MS, RD, CDN

A delicious and healthy new recipe that aligns with your resolution to lead a healthier lifestyle might be needed now that we are nearly a month and a half into the New Year. If you’re working to incorporate lifestyle changes like the Mediterranean Diet or the DASH Diet more fully into your day-to-day, our February […]

Q&A with Sammi Haber Brondo, RDN

As we enter the final stretch of the holiday season and look to a new year (and decade) the motivation for healthier eating and dieting may be high on your mind. Our December Pasta Spotlight, Sammi Haber Brondo, RDN, speaks to the idea of a balanced diet being the best diet, and advocates strongly that […]

Q&A with Brynn McDowell, RDN

To celebrate National Pasta Month, our October Pasta Spotlight is Brynn McDowell, RDN. Brynn is a mom, registered dietician, and big-time advocate for the Mediterranean Diet. The Mediterranean Diet has risen in popularity over the last few years after being linked to decreased risks of depression, heart disease, and various types of cancer. Brynn focuses […]

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