Simple does not need to lack taste or nutrition

Simple does not need to lack taste or nutrition

by Ashleigh Feltham
Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist

Simple doesn’t have to lack taste. Try our simple Tuna Mediterranean Pasta. When selecting your favourite pasta I recommend going for a whole-grain variety to increase the nutrients your body will receive. This includes B vitamins as well as more fibre to help keep you fuller for longer and promote a healthy weight.

The extra virgin olive oil is by far the healthiest oil around with a fantastic array of health benefits as monounsaturated fat. This helps your cholesterol composition favour a healthy type with more HDL-Cholesterol and lower LDL cholesterol. On top of this extra virgin olive oil has polyphenols which act as antioxidants and help to keep your body healthy.

The vitamin C in the capsicum and tomatoes will help to keep your immune system strong. Vitamin C is also a component needed to make collagen, so it assists in keeping your skin youthful too. Tomato is also a great source of lycopene needed for a healthy heart and prostate.

Let’s not forget the benefits of adding a 185g tin Safcol tuna in oil – Italian style. Omega 3 fat in fish provides the type of omega 3 your body can use called EPD and DHA. On top of this a healthy fat, it also helps your cholesterol and has been linked to improvements in brain health. Fish is a fantastic source of iodine, needed for a healthy thyroid and metabolism.

Try our Simple tuna Mediterranean pasta. Serving 2 people in just 15 minutes. Because simple does not need to lack taste or nutrition.

Simple Tuna Mediterranean pasta

Simple Tuna Mediterranean pasta

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