New study claims eating pasta will help you lose weight

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There is good news for spaghetti lovers because a new study suggests pasta may actually help you lose weight. (KGO-TV)

There is good news for spaghetti lovers because a new study suggests pasta may actually help you lose weight.

Researchers in Canada say eating a little over three servings of pasta every seven days can help you lose over a pound in 12 weeks.

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Unlike most refined carbohydrates, which are rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream, researchers say pasta has a low glycemic index, meaning it causes smaller increases in blood sugar levels than those caused by eating foods with a high glycemic index.

Click here to read the article published in the journal BMJ Open.

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