Noodles are mainly made from rice, potato or mung bean starch. In China, noodles symbolizes longevity. Noodles are low in fat, and are good sources of thiamin and niacin.
Pasta contains folic acid which is important throughout our lives especially for women. Folic acid is a key nutrient during a woman's childbearing years as it prevents birth defects. There are also evidence that folic acid helps prevent heart disease and some types of cancer.