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Is pasta with tomato sauce healthier than cream-based sauce?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Unlike the cream-based or sodium-packed sauces you find in restaurants and grocery stores, tomato sauces from the Mediterranean region are traditionally very simple, low in salt, fat and calories. Tomatoes have a host of health benefits, especially when cooked into a sauce.

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