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L Chiavaroli, CWC Kendall, CR Braunstein, S Blanco Mejia, LA Leiter, DJA Jenkins and JL Sievenpiper
Abstract
Carbohydrate staples such as pasta have been implicated in the obesity epidemic. It is unclear whether pasta contributes to weight gain or like other low-glycaemic index (GI) foods contributes to weight loss. We synthesised the evidence of the effect of pasta on measures of adiposity.
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Weight loss, Evidence-based medicine, Systematic review, Adipose tissue, Meta-analysis, Nutrition, Randomized controlled trial, Obesity
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