Famous throughout the world for its goodness, pasta is full of positive properties for the body, mind and mood.
Pasta is the basis of the Mediterranean diet, but not everyone knows its many benefits, in fact, even today there are those who choose to exclude carbohydrates from their diet, arguing that pasta makes you fat but in reality, if consumed in optimal quantities with a sauce based on vegetables or fresh tomato and a little oil, it can accelerate the metabolism. Its carbohydrates have long absorption times, satiate longer and provide complex sugars necessary for every physical and mental effort.
Not only is eating pasta good, but it also helps to keep you in a good mood. Complex carbohydrates, in fact, increase the speed with which tryptophan is manufactured in the brain, favoring the synthesis of serotonin, the feel-good hormone.
Which pasta to choose?
Known all over the world for the quality of its pasta, the famous Gragnano PGI pasta was born in an area characterized by pure water, the art of making pasta handed down for generations and the use of the bronze die, which gives the pasta that roughness that allows it to retain the sauces.
That of drawing is the production phase of quality pasta that follows the creation of the dough, or rather the amalgamation of the basic ingredients.
The mixture obtained, in industrial processes but also in artisanal ones, is then pushed against the die to come out of the shaped holes on the surface.
It is here that it then takes the form that we find inside the pasta packs, through dies positioned on the surface of the die.
The bronze drawing, therefore, takes place through a bronze "mold", by means of which the dough takes not only the desired shape, but also the length thanks to the rotating knives that cut the dough that comes out of the holes.
Gragnano pasta lends itself to any diet and is perfect for those looking for a dish that is easy to digest, but capable of giving the right energy.
Gluten Free Pasta:
To meet the needs of consumers more and more, various companies have brought numerous pasta shapes for celiacs and gluten sensitivity to the market.
And as for the traditional version, gluten-free flours also contain numerous properties and benefits.
In fact, rice and corn flours, for vitamins and mineral salts, have nothing to envy to pasta made with durum wheat semolina, since gluten-free starch products have been certified that they do not affect a healthy diet. The Italian Celiac Association states that eating gluten-free foods does not threaten overall health and does not prevent you from making adequate food choices.
Among the many types of pasta that are on the market, the gluten-free one is designed not only for celiacs or for those suffering from intolerances, but also for those who want to vary their diet.
Benefits of gluten-free pasta:
- Weight loss;
- Improvement of gastrointestinal health;
- Improvement of athletic performance.
Now that you also know the beneficial properties of gluten-free pasta, all you have to do is choose the one that's right for you and think about the best ways to enjoy it for lunch or dinner!