Russian Scientists Agree: Pasta, a Tasty Food That Brings People Together, is Healthy for People and the Planet


In 2015, twenty nutrition experts from nine countries came together in Milan to update the Scientific Consensus Statement on Healthy Pasta Meals. This year, we are excited to announce that a 10th country signed onto the consensus, as World Pasta Day 2016 was celebrated in Moscow, Russia. “As one of the world’s top producers and […]

World Pasta Day 2016 Moscow – Penne alla Vodka is this year’s cool dish

  WHAT WHO It’s been a good year for pasta — Google’s Food Trends 2016 Report touts its comeback, elite atlete powered up with pasta meals this summer, and a new study indicates pasta doesn’t make you fat. So join in the celebration on World Pasta Day. As a nod to a veritable “United Nations […]

The Truth About Pasta: Pasta is Good For You – Check out our new TED-Ed Lesson !

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  Pasta is Good For You September 2016  Welcome to the new issue of The Truth About Pasta, the newsletter from the International Pasta Organization. Each newsletter features a new and different topic — all pointing to The Truth About Pasta. The truth is…pasta is healthy, sustainable, convenient, delicious, affordable, doesn’t make you fat, and much, […]

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World Pasta Day 2016 – Moscow, 25th October 2016


World Pasta Day 2016 (Ritz Carlton Hotel Moscow, 25 October 2016) A journey that started in Naples in 1998 and has touched the most important cities in the world, in countries so distant from each other but all united by the love of pasta. Following World Pasta Day & Congress 2015 at Expo 2015 Milan, […]

One more scientific evidence supporting The Truth About Pasta: Experts confirm that not only pasta doesn’t make you fat, but could even make you slimmer


Pasta Linked with Lower BMI, Less Central Obesity To see how pasta relates to obesity, researchers analyzed the eating habits, BMI, and abdominal obesity of more than 23,000 adults across Italy. The researchers found that, after statistically correcting pasta intake for body weight, pasta intake was linked with significantly lower BMIs and central obesity (measured […]

World Pasta Day and Congress 2015 – Follow up | World Pasta Day 2015

World Pasta Day and Congress 2015 – follow up | World Pasta Day 2015

Did you missed it ? Click on the link below to see what was the World Pasta Day & Congress like ! World Pasta Day and Congress 2015 – follow up | World Pasta Day 2015.

The Truth About Pasta: Pasta does not make you fat

The Truth About Pasta: Pasta does not make you fat

The more we learn about nutrition and health, the more it is clear that a well rounded diet complete with a variety of fruits, vegetables, and minimally processed foods is the best way to prevent obesity and chronic disease. There are no “quick fixes” or “miracle diets.” As nutrition education gains popularity, people understand that […]

Pasta is a Perfect Food

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  “Pasta is a perfect food”, concludes Khantha Shelke, Food Scientist and Educator in this video interview. “The most important thing is that it’s good for everybody, men and women, at any age”. Everybody knows it’s good but the symbol of Mediterranean diet is also a sustainable “eco-friendly” food. Pasta is the main symbol of […]

The Truth About Pasta: Sustainability, Sports, Gluten and Glycemic Response in a New Scientific Consensus Statement


To address the ballooning confusion among consumers about pasta, Oldways organized the 2015 Scientific Consensus Conference on the Healthy Pasta Meal, in conjunction with the 5th World Pasta Congress in Milan, Italy last week. This was the third Scientific Consensus Conference on the Healthy Pasta Meal organized by Oldways, with 20 scientists from 9 countries […]