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American restaurants pump up the calories with toppings, fillings, extras

July 19th, 2011

A mozzarella stick grilled cheese sandwich? A burger topped with pork belly smoked cheese AND a fried egg?

What will American restaurants not do to entice us to belly up, literally?
Apparently, despite all the warning bells about American obesity, shortened lifespans and soaring health care costs, they won’t tone it down, or help you tone up.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest has turned a spotlight on menu trends, discovering that mainstream American eateries continue to roll out over-stuffed, grease-packed new concoctions in an apparent competition to out fat the competition.

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