Unfortunately I wonder how healthy they really are for me sine I over indulge in them. I very seldom eat veggies and such and have even less when meatballs are involved except for rice. Not sure how healthy rice is, I guess it is OK in moderation but I hardly do anything in moderation. I have been holding steady at my weight for a while which was annoying while I was eating better. Last couple of weeks more no no food has been getting eaten like chocolate and such but I am still holding steady. I need to recommit to lose some inches.