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How to Make Macaroni Salad Healthier (Page 2)

Use Whole-Wheat Pasta

1. Use Whole-Wheat Pasta

Although using whole-wheat pasta doesn’t make much of a difference calorically, it does add fiber. Fiber doesn’t add calories, but helps you feel full so you’ll be less likely to go back for a second serving. And skipping that second serving will help you stay slim. A traditional macaroni salad has only 1 gram of fiber, while our version has 3 grams of fiber.

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