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Old 07-06-2005, 02:17 PM
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Has anyone seen or tried soy based pasta? I saw it in the grocery store today. It has 28g of protein and only 18g of carbs in a serving. There's 6 servings in a 1# bag.

If you've tried it, how does it taste? I'm just try to get some reviews before I drop 3 bucks on a bag of pasta. Still, it's only $0.02 per gram or protein.
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Old 07-06-2005, 02:51 PM
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I never heard of it but for a pretty high protien food its probably worth a try.
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Old 07-06-2005, 03:09 PM
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Is the 18 grams of carbs after fiber deductions? That seems incredibly low for pasta.
Let me know how it is, I currently eat whole wheat pasta when I have a craving and absolutely love it compared to regular pasta. I just can't see soy pasta tasting that good.
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This is the stuff I was looking at today:

Darielle Fussilli, 12 oz package

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 3/4 Cup - 2oz(56g) dry
Servings per container: 6
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 160
Calories from Fat 10
Total Fat 1 g 1%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 40 mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 18 g 6%
Dietary Fiber 8 g 32%
Sugars 3 g
Protein 28 g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 15%
Iron 45%

Ingredients: Defatted soy flour, pasteruized egg white, rice flour, wheat gluten, isolated soy proteins
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Humm, Might Be Adding That To the Menu...

Personal Note: I Freaking Love Pasta!!!
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Did you buy the pack and if so are you eating it tonight im curious on how it tastes or did you go to store with paper and pencil and write it down.
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that seems extremely good for u as far as protien goes
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Did you buy the pack and if so are you eating it tonight im curious on how it tastes or did you go to store with paper and pencil and write it down.
No, but I did a search for what I saw in the store and this is the link: http://www.vitacost.com/Store/Produc...er&src=bizrate

I may try it tomorrow. However, I'm not sure if I want to try it w/ my meat sauce or w/ just regular ol' sauce.
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Use the meat unless your worried the pasta blows and u'll be wasting it.
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seems like a good idea, but i wouldnt make a habbit out of eating it. Soy protien has been linked to increased estrogen levels for those in ingest it regularly (cant find the link i was looking for sorry).

And depending on taste, I say if your gonna eat pasta, eat good pasta and enjoy it. but if it tastes good have at it hoss.
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