These pasta facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including pasta in your diet.

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Nutrition Facts

You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include pasta in your diet.

Pasta is:

  • Low in Saturated Fat and Sodium
  • High in Thiamin and Folate

The nutritional value of pasta makes it somewhat suitable for:

  • Maintaining good general health
  • Gaining weight

Don't eat too much pasta if you're interested in:

  • Losing weight

Nutritional Values

The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of pasta.

Preparation Portion Carbs (g) Fiber (g) Fat (g) Energy (kj)
Egg Pasta - cooked 1 cup (200g) 51 2 1 1095
Plain Pasta - cooked 1 cup (180g) 44.5 3 0.5 895
Ravioli with cheese and spinach - cooked 1 cup (265g) 88 3.5 16.5 2690
Ravioli with meat - cooked 1 cup (265g) 82.5 4 17.5 2530
Spinach Pasta - cooked 1 cup (200g) 54.5 3 1 1085
Tortellini with cheese and spinach - cooked 1 cup (265g) 88 3.5 16.5 2690
Tortellini with ham and cheese - cooked 1 cup (265g) 98.5 5.5 15 2765
Wholemeal Pasta - cooked 1 cup (180g) 44.5 10.5 1.5 985

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