Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 29 August 2016 When it comes to maintaining a healthy body weight When it comes to maintaining a healthy body weight, pasta has a poor reputation. Recently, a group of Italian researchers set out to investigate the matter and their findings are rather surprising. They examined more than 23,000 Italians, paying particular attention to health indicators and eating habits. Contrary to popular believe, they found that eating pasta is not associated with an increase in body weight – rather the opposite. They suggest that moderate pasta consumption can contribute to a healthy body mass index, lower waist circumference and improved waist-hip ratio. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical New tuberculosis vaccine in sight Lifestyle 5 bedtime beverages that will help you lose weight Sex Study: This easy fix could be the unexpected answer to low sex drive Medical 'Game changer' tuberculosis drug cures 8 in 10 Lifestyle Bad news: Your chocolate Labrador won't live as long as other Labs Medical A staggering 30 million Americans now have diabetes From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Healthy gut » IBS – 4 symptoms that extend beyond your stomach When you think of IBS, symptoms that come to mind include diarrhoea, constipation and gas. However, there are other symptoms that extend beyond your stomach. Sex health » Do you feel sad after sex? This is why and what you can do about it A new study published in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy has revealed that 41% of the men surveyed had felt sad after sex in the previous four weeks.