Nutrition and Food Safety

Healthy Lifestyles Begin With Safe, Nutritious Food

Nutrition and Food Safety - Healthy Lifestyles Begin With Safe, Nutritious Food

Healthier Spaghetti and Meatballs

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Mamma Mia! There’s nothing as comforting as a big bowl of spaghetti and homemade meatballs with tomato sauce.

A typical serving of white spaghetti (2 cups) with 8 meatballs (6 ounces), sauce (3/4 cup) and Parmesan cheese (2 tablespoons), garlic bread, iceberg-lettuce salad has on average a whopping 1,495 calories, 70 fat grams, and more than a day’s worth of sodium, yet it’s shy in vitamins, minerals and other good things, such as antioxidants. Continue reading