Whether you're dieting or diabetic, it seems that everybody these days is going low-carb. If you're one of them, there's good news: leftover pasta that's been cooled and reheated is significantly more healthy than when it's fresh.
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Key Facts In This Video
When you eat a carbohydrate, your body breaks it down into simple sugars and your blood glucose spikes. 00:47
Cooling down cooked pasta seems to make it resistant to the enzymes that break down carbs. 01:24
In one experiment, reheated pasta caused an even smaller glucose spike than cooled pasta. 02:27
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