Many Olive Garden And Macaroni Grill Dishes Are Over 1,000 Calories

There’s over 1,000 calories in many of the entrees served at Italian restaurant chains Olive Garden and Macaroni Grill, reports the Center for Science in the Public Interest. They sent the food from the restaurants to an independent lab for analysis and found that a typical dinner there could hit you with about 3,000 calories, nearly a day and half’s worth of food. No wonder we’re such fatasses. Americans are addicted to calories and restaurant chains are happy to keep serving them up.

We wrote about this before, but now here’s the caloric breakdowns of the two eateries menus, inside…

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A 3,000-Calorie Dinner? Belly-ssimo! [CPSI via Consumer World Blog]
Italian Restaurant Food: Belly-ssimo! (PDF) [CPSI]
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