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Old 05-21-2008, 07:49 PM   #1
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Default Study - independent calorie/fat testing of restaurant items


Macaroni Grill's Pollo Magro was kind of an eye opener.
SIX YEARS at maintenance weight!

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Old 05-21-2008, 09:12 PM   #2
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I can not believe that. I definitely will have to reconsider the things I order when I go out, and how I incorporate those trips into my daily calorie counts.
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Old 05-22-2008, 07:14 AM   #3
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Just reinforces my belief for myself that eating out should be a rare and special occassion. Not an every couple days experience.
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Old 06-25-2008, 12:37 AM   #4
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I've kind of always had this nagging intuition about that being possible , looks like I was right! ...
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Old 06-25-2008, 04:54 PM   #5
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The thing I find most surprising is that some things actually tested lower than the published amount.
And here we go for 2009 . . . Onward and Downward . . .

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Old 06-25-2008, 09:54 PM   #6
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they should have listed the sodium content too. I also find after I've eaten out that I retain a lot of water so I'm sure they also load those things with salt too.
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