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Carbs and Olive oil

Knowing Olive oil is good for you. Should Olive oil and ie pasta be consumed together ? Is it a bad combination ? Or should it only be consumed with protein ?

Pasta and olive oil alone is bad. Pasta + olive oil + grilled chicken is ok/good. Pasta + grilled chicken is great. Grilled chicken + olive oil is great. Read Berardi’s Massive Eating part 2 or the Essential Berardi for discussion on how to pair carbs, proteins and fats. An occasional isocaloric meal pairing P,F, and C is ok in my book, just not all the time.

i wouldnt worry about a little olive oil on your pasta (whole wheat?), especially with chicken. Its a good source of Monos