White pasta has undergone processing that removes fiber, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins. This leaves it only with high levels of carbs which causes rise in sugar levels and have less nutritional value to your body. Instead of having white pasta choose to have whole grains which will reduce the risk of having heart related diseases and decrease your blood pressure. Whole grains also contain more vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. White pasta is stripped off fiber which means the absorption of the calories in it is fast because there is no fiber to slow it down.