Food Science

Going out for pasta? Know how much fat you’ll be ingesting

Pasta dishes served at popular chain restaurants can provide plenty of fat for diners.
Pasta dishes served at popular chain restaurants can provide plenty of fat for diners. Sacramento Bee file

Feeling like a plate of pasta? Be aware that some styles will hang with – and on – you longer than others. The following list of restaurant pasta dishes gives an idea of the caloric impact that can be expected.

Sacramento-area restaurants The Old Spaghetti Factory and Mimi’s Cafe are included.

Clicking or tapping on the bar following each dish listing takes you to more information about that dish, including serving size.

Helpful link: Use this interactive device to convert serving sizes from grams to ounces, if you prefer.

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