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Old 03-27-2010, 01:02 PM   #9
ParadiseFalls
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I'm excited, too! I always (when I'm dieting) check the calories online before I go somewhere to make sure I'm "allowed" to have something. It'll make it easier to see it up there.

As for accuracy, studies show they tend to be inaccurate but provide a decent gauge. They seem to fall fairly close the actual.

Here's a comparison of restaurant posted values and actual values:http://www.kypost.com/content/themen...s/default.aspx

And a couple of articles on it:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joanna..._b_423582.html

http://www.minnpost.com/healthblog/2..._be_misleading
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