Carbs are important to your diet simply because they are a quick source of glucose that provides your brain and other organs with fuel. Nonetheless, not all carbs are equal (I like repeating annoying clichés--my bad!). When it comes to pasta and rice, it’s important to go ‘whole’. Unless you wanna die quick, consider using fiber-rich products, which include pasta from whole wheat and whole grain rice.
To go along with the nice healthy rice/pasta, a good sauce is equally a big deal. Tomato sauce, just like all the other tomato products you can get should not miss in your list- I mean, you don’t want to start endless trips to the cancer center or have cardiologists on speed dial, now do you?