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Asturi Bruschettini Rosemary & Olive Oil -- 4.23 oz


Asturi Bruschettini Rosemary & Olive Oil
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Asturi Bruschettini Rosemary & Olive Oil -- 4.23 oz

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Asturi Bruschettini Rosemary & Olive Oil Description

  • Snack Size Italian Bruschetta Toasts
  • All Natural
  • Baked In Italy
  • With Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 0% Trans Fats
  • Non-GMO
  • Kosher

Live. Love. Snack.

All natural Asturi Bruschettini - bruschetta toasts are baked using only the highest quality olive oil and fresh rosemary. They are the perfect snack all by themselves, or topped with almost anything, a great appetizer for any occasion. With their enticing flavor and toasted to perfection, Asturi™ Bruschettini are a little bite of Italy. That's because each Asturi™ Bruschettini is baked in Italy, using age-old artisan recipes and al l natural ingredients. Asturi™ Bruschettini contain no preservatives or artificial flavors.

Free Of
GMOs, preservatives, artificial flavors.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: Approx. 6 Pieces (16 g)
Servings per Container: About 8
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories70
   Calories from Fat25
Total Fat2.5 g4%
   Saturated Fat0 g0%
   Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium130 mg5%
Total Carbohydrate114%
   Dietary Fiber1 g3%
   Sugars less than1 g
Protein2 g
Other Ingredients: Unbleached wheat flour, durum wheat semolina, olive oil, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, yeast, rosemary, barley and corn malt extract, sugar, thyme, sage.
Contains: Wheat, gluten.
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Why You Might Want to Think Twice Before Eating Greasy Food

The heavenly taste of a cheeseburger and french fries masks a hellish reality: These greasy foods – and many others – put us at risk for a slew of serious health woes, ranging from obesity to heart disease.

Meals that end up greasy almost always are prepared in the same way, says Caroline West Passerrello, a Pittsburgh-based registered dietitian nutritionist and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

“If the word ‘fried’ is in the name, the food will likely be greasy,” she says.

Person Holding Carton of Greasy Food French Fries While Driving Car | Vitacost.com/blog

Fried foods tend to be high in saturated fat and are energy dense – meaning they have a lot of calories, but few nutrients.

Eating greasy foods in place of more healthful options can prevent you from getting the proper balance of nutrients. That can alter your gut microbiome, the population of microbes in your intestine that help you digest foods.

“Fat slows down digestion and takes a toll on your digestive system, which in turn can leave you feeling bloated or uncomfortable,” Passerrello says.

As greasy foods upset your stomach, you may find yourself running to the bathroom more often. This is particularly a problem for people with conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, who may experience cramps, diarrhea or constipation after eating greasy foods.

Some studies also have found links between eating greasy fast foods and a decline in both learning ability and memory function.

Perhaps worst of all, eating greasy foods is associated with many chronic – and even deadly – conditions.

“There is a relationship with fried-food consumption and many chronic diseases -- coronary heart disease, stroke, hypertension, obesity,” Passerrello says.

A 2017 study even found a link between eating fried potatoes – including french fries, fried potatoes and hash browns – more than twice a week and an increased risk of early death.

Not all of the alleged negative effects of eating greasy foods are grounded in sound science, however. For example, most experts say it is a myth that eating greasy foods leads to acne.

How to avoid greasy foods

French fries, fried chicken, potato chips and doughnuts are well-known greasy foods. But some healthful goods also can be greasy if they are not prepared the right way.

“Skip the veggies if it’s fried zucchini, mushroom poppers or onion rings,” Passerrello says.

Finding alternate ways to cook foods can cut back on or eliminate the grease. In addition to using the “super trendy air fryer,” Passerrello suggests preparing foods by baking, broiling or sautéing them.

When eating out, try to order items that are not fried. “If you have no other options available, take a napkin and try to soak up any excess oil before eating it,” Passerrello says.

Although it’s OK to occasionally eat greasy foods such as fries or doughnuts, make it a rare treat.

“Try to limit your greasy food intake to no more than a few times a week,” Passerrello says. “And on those days, be sure to balance those foods out with a lot of produce, whole grains and lean proteins at your other eating occasions.”

Just remember that simply adding healthful foods to a greasy diet is not enough. So, don’t think that ordering a salad with your cheeseburger and fries is going to help much.

In fact, doing so might just put more calories on your plate than your body needs.

“More calories in than out leads to weight gain,” Passerrello says.

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