Food Comparison

October 1999 Issue

Pasta By Many Other Names Is Still Pasta... Sort of

You love pasta. You should eat more vegetables. Hmm….Maybe you could count spinach pasta as one of your daily veggies. Not a chance. Spinach, tomato and other flavored pastas may look pretty, but their nutrient content is remarkably the same as good old plain semolina, the strain of wheat most often used to make pasta. If you like the look and taste of veggie-flavored pastas, fine, but we were much more impressed with

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