WW At Home - just thought you should see how applebees and other resturants are trying to kill us
08-31-2010, 04:57 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, 05:08 PM
They're just adding to the standard American's misperceptions about food portions.
08-31-2010, 05:10 PM
That is ridiculous!
08-31-2010, 05:44 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, 06:21 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, 06:25 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, 08:49 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, 09:47 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, 05:20 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!
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