iStock/ThinkstockDR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor
If you’re trying to lose weight, you don’t have to cut out all carbs. The key is watching your portion sizes.
According to a recent study, eating pasta may even lower your body mass index.
Now, this doesn’t mean you should eat four cups of pasta with alfredo sauce every week. What it does mean is that a typical Mediterranean diet appears to be associated with a lower BMI and less obesity. It’s also associated with a decreased risk of stroke, heart attack and brain aging.
Here’s what I suggest: Pile on the veggies and lean protein, and don’t forget it’s not just about what you eat but how you move — fitness matters.
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