What Not To Eat: Chain Restaurant Pasta

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Posted: 11 Aug 2012, 18:16
I came across this video exposing the outrageous calories and saturated fat levels in your typical Italian restaurant dishes. I knew they were bad but when you see the comparisons, it really puts it in very concrete terms.

What Not To Eat: Chain Restaurant Pasta



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Posted: 11 Aug 2012, 18:53
Thank you so much. I think a lot of people need to see this video.

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Posted: 11 Aug 2012, 19:53
I personally find the portion sizes they are showing to be giant size compared to what I would even be able to fit into my stomach. I think Italian food is slightly missunderstood in that sense. Western society has such an outrageous expectation when it comes to proportions. I would like to break off about as much of that plate as I would be able to eat myself, THEN calculate how much calories and fat are in that portion rather than an amount I would NEVER be able to fit into my stomach!
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Posted: 12 Aug 2012, 03:37
I agree with Joella. This is a calorie counting website, have a smaller portion. Simple.
Consume whatever foods you prefer, whenever you prefer to consume them, while ensuring nutrient sufficiency and meeting caloric goals.

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