Pasta is an economic food which can be stored for extended duration, with many varieties, delicious, nutritious and easy. This is why it is so popular to eat pasta. Pasta has a lot of nutrients.
Since pasta is low in fats and calories, it does not cause weight gain. It is a complex carbohydrate. Glycemic index is an indicator regarding how fast a food, upon consumption, will raise the blood sugar ([GI] glucose levels of the blood). Glycemic index of pasta is lower than 55%. Therefore, it does not cause weight gain.