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Old 12-04-2009, 10:26 AM   #5
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I don't consider a penny a calorie much of a bargain. It's quite expensive, actually, even for lean meats and fabulous veggies. Hubby and I eat at least 4,000 calories per day (he about 2200, me about 1800), and we don't spend $1200 dollars a month on groceries and eating out - not even close.

We're eating pretty well (in terms of health and variety) for about 1/3 to 1/4 a penny per calorie (quite often much less).

Originally Posted by Wannabeskinny View Post
I have a hard time believing that 2 pieces of chicken plus mashed potatoes and a vegetable equal 395calories, but maybe theyr'e tiny chickens and portion sizes.
I've had the grilled chicken, and the pieces were quite small in comparison to their fried chicken pieces. Some of which, I chalked up to the space taken up by the breading, but I think the pieces were still noticeably smaller.

I would also guess that they migh be assuming you're going to remove the skin (if so, I'm sure it's in the fine print somewhere).
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