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World Pasta Day

This holiday was created by the World Pasta Congress on October 25th, 1995 in Rome, Italy. World Pasta Day promotes the health benefits and pure pleasure of eating pasta, in every shape and form. This day offers an opportunity to highlight the nutritional and culinary advantages of this...

World Pasta Day

This holiday was created by the World Pasta Congress on October 25th, 1995 in Rome, Italy.
World Pasta Day promotes the health benefits and pure pleasure of eating pasta, in every shape and form. This day offers an opportunity to highlight the nutritional and culinary advantages of this international food. Found on every continent, pasta is an essential part of numerous traditional diets, but most famously, the Mediterranean Diet.

Pasta is the perfect vehicle for adding more vegetables and legumes to the plate. Fueling the body, the carbohydrates provided by pasta are long lasting making it a perfect meal for anyone living a healthy dynamic lifestyle. And with the growing popularity of whole grain and gluten-free pastas, everyone can enjoy it!
Source:
http://www.giftypedia.com/World_Pasta_Day
http://wholegrainscouncil.org/newsroom/blog/2011/10/celebrate-world-pasta-day

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