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The Associated Press reports that a group of food experts convened on World Pasta Day this week in New York to say that pasta is good for you – if eaten in appropriate amounts.

“Remember, fruits and vegetables are carbohydrates. So is pasta, which is ground-up grain - the basis of a healthy diet,” John Foreyt, professor at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, tells the AP. “The issue is portion size. What's happened in America is our portions have gotten out of control.”

Chef Julia della Croce referred to pasta as having become a “scapegoat,” and that the problem is quantity, not quality.
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