Sure, Italy is hailed as the pasta capital of the world, but did you know that the first reports of pasta were in China, not in Italy? There are actually 600 different shapes of pasta but the three most popular shapes of pasta are spaghetti, macaroni, and penne. Have you ever paid heed to the fact that whenever you eat pasta, you tend to feel good and happy? That’s because the carbohydrates present in the pasta trigger the feeling of happiness while the proteins release the energy required to fuel up your body. So go on…enjoy without guilt!