WW At Home - just thought you should see how applebees and other resturants are trying to kill us

08-31-2010, 05:57 PM

i checked the weight watchers points on the provolone stuffed meatballs and fettuccine, aka the number 1 worst food on the list

its 38 points, the equivalent of two and half of my days worth of food.


08-31-2010, 06:08 PM
They're just adding to the standard American's misperceptions about food portions.

08-31-2010, 06:10 PM
That is ridiculous!

08-31-2010, 06:44 PM
i would have ordered it if i wasnt aware of nutrition like i am these days.

would have been my fave thing i bet too!

08-31-2010, 07:21 PM

Yeah seriously- I always scrutinize the nutrition menu when I eat somewhere- looking for the lowest carb/calorie item I can and ALWAYS drinking water!

08-31-2010, 07:25 PM
i honestly would have ordered that before as well, i love meat, cheese and and carbs. Today though, no way.. it would not be worth it.

08-31-2010, 09:49 PM
im a carboholic! im insane with pasta bread and rice and cereals even.
but im not counting carbs, for me its more about fat, and i eat just around 30g a day, so the provolone centered meatballs = 97g of fat, thats 3 days of fat for me!?

gotta be kidding.

08-31-2010, 10:47 PM
I eat at Applebees often and use the nutrition data to order other entrees that fit with my low cal/reduced carb plan. It is possible and delicious but it takes effort.

No effort in ordering pasta and cheese, KWIM.

09-11-2010, 06:20 PM
Does anyone else think that the Friendly's SuperMelt-Burger-Grilled-Cheese thing is disgusting? Even if I wasn't on a diet I wouldn't order that!